Polar Bear Plunge

Wade decided to welcome the New Year with a plunge in Lake Michigan. He joined a ton of other people at noon to go for a dip (the official Polar Bear Plunge), but he was the only one I saw in a barrel. When we got out of the car, the temperature was reading 25 degrees. Brrr…

Here he is taking a look:

And here he is taking the plunge:

I didn’t get an after picture because he had turned red and was shaking quite a bit. I had to help him get into warm clothes and then a warm car!

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  • Amy SchlotthauerJanuary 1, 2009 - 9:00 pm

    AHHHH!! You are true Wisconsinites now! Nate & I are laughing out loud at the pics! congrats!

  • TravisJanuary 2, 2009 - 1:19 pm

    That looks awesome.