January 1, 2014 09:00 PM
Swimmers kick off new year with icy dip
Ken Eldridge and Chris Wright wait for the noon hour to enter the Thompson River off Riverside Park for the 22nd annual Polar Bear Swim.
Maddy Ferguson with the outfit that she wears for fun outings like the Slush Cup at Sun Peaks.
Kayla Ruddock from Brocklehurst runs from the river after taking the plunge. Ruddock has participated in at least four polar bear swims.
Petrina Dumais fom Sahali keeps warm under her big jacket and scarf while wearing her 2014 new year hat.
Organizer Joe Picton on his 20th swim, first time swimmer Kevin MacDonald and Kevin's son Marcus MacDonald, 27, on his ninth swim.
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