East Hampton Brings In 2013 With A Bitter Plunge - 27 East

East Hampton Brings In 2013 With A Bitter Plunge

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Swimmers emerge from the water after taking part in a polar bear plunge on Tuesday

Swimmers emerge from the water after taking part in a polar bear plunge on Tuesday

 which benefitted Paddlers for Humanity and East End Cares. KYRIL BROMLEY

which benefitted Paddlers for Humanity and East End Cares. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers emerge from the water after taking part in a polar bear plunge on Tuesday

Swimmers emerge from the water after taking part in a polar bear plunge on Tuesday

 which benefitted Paddlers for Humanity and East End Cares. KYRIL BROMLEY

which benefitted Paddlers for Humanity and East End Cares. KYRIL BROMLEY

Olivia McFadden

Olivia McFadden

 Hannah Vogel and Tess Miller leave the water at the annual Beach Lane Polar Bear Plunge in Amagansett. KYRIL BROMLEY

Hannah Vogel and Tess Miller leave the water at the annual Beach Lane Polar Bear Plunge in Amagansett. KYRIL BROMLEY

Olivia and Hailey Duca won the gold plunger for the best costume at 11th annual East Hampton Polar Bear Plunge. KYRIL BROMLEY

Olivia and Hailey Duca won the gold plunger for the best costume at 11th annual East Hampton Polar Bear Plunge. KYRIL BROMLEY

Marikate Ryan and Carly Drew won the silver plunger for their costumes. KYRIL BROMLEY

Marikate Ryan and Carly Drew won the silver plunger for their costumes. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers wait for the start of the Polar Plunge at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Tuesday. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers wait for the start of the Polar Plunge at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Tuesday. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers wait for the start of the Polar Plunge at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Tuesday. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers wait for the start of the Polar Plunge at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Tuesday. KYRIL BROMLEY

The mad dash to the water. KYRIL BROMLEY

The mad dash to the water. KYRIL BROMLEY

Swimmers retreat quickly from the frigid Atlantic Ocean at Tuesday's East Hampton Polar Bear Plun

Swimmers retreat quickly from the frigid Atlantic Ocean at Tuesday's East Hampton Polar Bear Plun

By Rohma Abbas on Jan 1, 2013
South Korean singer turned YouTube sensation PSY, a pair of young elves and two girls donning polar bear hats with matching white bikinis were among a mob that dashed into... more

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