These are some of the most outrageous getups at the Polar Bear Swim (Photos + Video)

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A Vancouver tradition since 1920, the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim took place on January 1, 2019.

Thousands of eager participants flocked to Vancouver’s English Bay beach to take part in the festive frolic, and many of them came dressed in their most outrageous attire.

And, with an average temperature of three degrees, the chilly weather made for some decidedly cold plunges. Of course, it’s all part of the experience, but the City of Vancouver also recommends that attendees don’t stay in the water for more than 15 minutes.

Have a look at some of the wildest, wackiest and most jaw-dropping costumes that participants donned at this year’s sunny event.

New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim

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Não, isso não é um #tbt do verão em Vancouver… ? Este é o famoso evento Polar Bear Swim que acontece todo dia 01 de Janeiro na praia mais famosa da cidade, English Bay. ? A tradição teve início em 1920 e, todo ano, arrasta milhares de corajosos que começam o novo ano com um mergulho congelante. Em média, a temperatura da água chega a 3°C! ? E aí? Tem coragem? ? ? ? by @danny.hu1 ? ?? contact@vansweethome.ca ? ? http://www.vansweethome.ca ? ????? #vansweethome #VSH #vancouver #canada #britishcolumbia #vancouverlifestyle #ontario #toronto #projetocanada #planejamento #consultoria #hospitalidade #conveniencia #vemparavancouver #vemparatoronto #vemparaocanada #brasileirosemvancouver #brasileirosemtoronto #brasileirosnocanada #vancouverparabrasileiros #torontoparabrasileiros

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