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Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach - PHOTOS

gallery by Cody Osborne  • 

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It was a beautiful day to be at Woodlawn Beach State Park on Saturday afternoon (if you consider 40 degrees and cloudy to be beautiful). Over $100,000 was raised this year by our annual Buffalo, NY Polar Plunge. Buffalonians came out in packs to show some support for…

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Taking a frigid plunge for a good cause

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Get ready to get frozen.  For a good cause!

So you’ve been submerged in frozen water.  Your odds of survival?  Not great, my friend:

“Cold water removes heat from the body 25 times faster than cold air. About 50% of that…