2009 Seaside Heights Polar Bear Plunge

The 2009 Polar Bear Plunge is now history.

Some of the highlights....

Record numbers - more than 3,400 "plungers" ranged in age from 5 to 87, representing a total of 11 states

Costumes -

  • Wonder Woman - blue and red, with the requisite bra, spandex underwear and nothing covering the legs. By the way, a man was wearing the costume.
  • other super heroes including Batman and Superman
  • green painted "leprechauns"
  • hula outfits with skirts and coconut shell adorned chests
  • Theme song - a kilt wearing ensemble of bagpipers playing amazing grace
  • pirates

Weather - overcast, low 35 F
Water temperature - 34 F

Here is a "getting ready for the plunge" video

and the actual plunge......

Here is a blog entry about Seaside's polar plunges.

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