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Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach - PHOTOS

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{video_photo_caption}Freezin for a Reason at the Polar Plunge

It’s Dec. 7 here in Buffalo, why not hit the beach?! 

That’s exactly what went down Saturday at the seventh annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics New York at Woodlawn Beach. 

And “polar” it most certainly was!…

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Bare to bear: Freeze for a cause at the Polar Plunge

blog by Morgan Culhane  • 

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Want to help fund an athlete to participate in the New York Special Olympics?

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Pride Week Beach Day - PHOTOS

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Pride Week came to a close on Monday with Beach Day at Woodlawn Beach. Friends and families gathered to stick their toes in the sand and enjoy some sunshine. Though a bit chilly, a good time was had by all.

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Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach - PHOTOS

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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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Polar Plunge post-party to be held at Jack Devine’s

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Part of the Polar Plunge’s allure is the uncomfortable feeling of diving into frigid water, and you’re going to want to warm…

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Plunge into icy depths…for a good cause!

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As the temperatures plummet into the mid-30s next week—and those are the highs!—the Western New York Polar Plunge should meet expectations. An…

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Regatta forever: Show off your kayak skills Sunday

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Maybe you visited a friend’s beach house this summer and got hooked on kayaks, or maybe you rented from BFLO Harbor Kayak and puttered around near the grain elevators on a glorious summer evening.…

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Beach tennis national championships to be held in Buffalo

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

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The next best thing to beach volleyball will be hitting up Buffalo next week.

The 2012 Beach Tennis USA National Championships will be taking place from August 3 to 5 at Woodlawn Beach State Park.…

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Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach

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The annual "Freezin for a Reason" Polar Plunge at Woodlawn Beach was held on Saturday to benefit Special Olympics. Plungers enjoyed an uncharacteristically beautiful day by tailgating, dancing, and eventually swimming in an ice cold lake in the middle of winter in Buffalo.…

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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…