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Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS: The Polar Bear Plunge On Coney Island

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of brave bathers rang in 2014 with a plunge into the icy ocean off Coney Island. Members of the Coney Island Polar Bear an...

PHOTO: Father With Advanced Lung Cancer Does Charity Polar Plunge

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 02.25.2013 | Impact

More than two years into his fight against stage 3B lung cancer, Robert Litten did something courageous, altruistic -- and a little downright crazy to...

LOOK: Polar Bear Plunge Raises Funds For Sandy Relief

AP | Posted 01.01.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Hundreds of hardy swimmers rang in 2013 with a plunge into the icy sea off Brooklyn's Coney Island, an area struggling to recover from Sup...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Thousands Take Polar Bear Plunge

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Thousands of people clad in bathing trunks, bikinis and even some woolly winter hats have taken the Polar Bear Plunge into the Chesa...

Weekend To-Do Guide: Chinese New Year Parade, Polar Bear Plunge (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This could be one wacky weekend if you take some of our suggestions in this to-do guide. But it's all for a good cause: Shake a tail...

PHOTOS: Cold Water Plunges From Around The World

Posted 01.05.2012 | Green

All over the world, people brave cold temperatures to take a dip in freezing water during wintertime. To see more great photography visit HuffP...

WATCH: Vinny From 'Jersey Shore' Does Polar Bear Plunge For Charity

Posted 01.03.2012 | Impact

Jersey Shore star Vinny Guadagnino took part in a New Year's tradition -- though it's likely not the one you'd assume. On Jan. 1, the reality star...

SLIDESHOW: 'Polar Bear' Do-Gooders Jump In Icy Water For Charity

Posted 01.02.2012 | Impact

Hundreds of brave swimmers across the country plunged into the new year with an icy dip for charity Sunday. From the Atlantic Ocean in Coney Island...

Laurie Koblesky On The Polar Plunge: Brave Souls Jump Into Icy Lake For Charity

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Laurie Koblesky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit More than 250 people went to icy extremes on Saturday to help two Chicago families in need...

Report On Polar Bear Plunge, Rush Limbaugh Musical, Illinois Elections

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

From Rogers Park to the Beverly, Chicagoans never have a shortage of things to do or see. We want to report on as much of this great city as possible,...