34 teams and more than 1100 swimmers gathered at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary for the Greater Raleigh Summer League Championships on ... more
Doesn't that look like fun? Dressing like a cheerleader and leaping into the 51-degree water of Edenton Bay at Edenton? It looked good to 60 folks Saturday — the 60 who apparently thought, "Hey, it's 67 degrees out! How cold could the water f-e-e-e-e-e-llllll-AYIIIIIEEEEEE!"
It cost $25 to jump, we're told, and the 2nd Annual Polar Plunge raised $10,000 overall for the Chowan County North Carolina Special Olympics. (That's up $2,000 from last year, in a down economy.)
Sound like fun? Keep the first weekend in March open for 2010.