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Video: Thousands take frigid dip for Vancouver's polar bear swim

January 2, 2013

Thousands braved Vancouver's cold conditions Tuesday to take part in the annual Polar Bear Dip. Revellers donned bikinis and novelty costumes for the New Year's charity swim. globeandmail – British Columbia

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Polar bear swim in Vancouver draws thousands

January 2, 2013
Polar bear swim in Vancouver draws thousands

Thousands of swimmers jumped into the waters of Vancouver’s English Bay yesterday for the annual polar bear swim. CBC | British Columbia News

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Annual polar bear plunge draws thousands to Vancouver beach: city official(2)

January 2, 2013
Annual polar bear plunge draws thousands to Vancouver beach: city official(2)

There was one cold, hard consoling fact for those participating in Vancouver’s annual polar bear swim — the water in English Bay was slightly warmer than the air temperature. Global TV BC News

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Photos: Taking the polar bear plunge in English Bay

January 2, 2013

Brave Vancouverites took to the chilly waters of English Bay during the annual Polar Bear Swim on Tuesday. Take a look. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Pet polar bear a B.C. man’s swim partner

September 15, 2012
Pet polar bear a B.C. man’s swim partner

An Abbotsford, B.C. animal trainer has what’s probably the most unusual swimming partner ever — a polar bear. CBC | British Columbia News

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