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    Long Beach, Long Island Polar Bears Superbowl Splash 2008

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    Urgo6667

    by Urgo6667

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    For the past ten years, on Superbowl sunday people jump into the Atlantic Ocean off of Long Beach (Long Island) NY. I heard about it last year, and this year I decided to join it as well.

    We lucked out this year since the air temp was ~46F & sunny, and the ocean was ~39F. I'll update this text if I ever hear the official estimate of how many people were there but I'd say many many thousands.

    The event was great, except I was stupid and left my glasses on while I went in!!! And surprise surprise, they didn't come back out with me. :(

    Official Site of the Long Beach Polar Bears: http://www.longbeachpolarbears.org/