Dozens of residents joined together today to take part in the annual New Years Day Point Lookout Polar Bears dip.
Right in the middle of dredging Jones Inlet to the East, the beach looked quite different today than usual.
The clock struck noon, the charge was called and the Polar Bears stormed the chilled 39 degree water.
I’m not sure the “rules” on how wet one “must” get, but most dunked completely, surfaced and ran for warm towels, cheers and the camaraderie that awaited them.
As the temperature hovered around the freezing mark, the usual 20 mph winds put the wind chill “feel” near 18 degrees.
“This was the coldest year yet” said Chas Thompson after making the plunge.
Is that you in the video?
Did you join in?