Kamloops Polar Bear Swim 2019

The annual Polar Bear Swim in Kamloops attracted a large crowd of New Year’s Day revellers who braved chilly temperatures as they stripped down to bathing suits to welcome 2019 with a dip in the South Thompson River.

The event in Riverside Park also served as a promotion for the Kamloops Food Bank, with attendees bringing non-perishable food items and cash donations for the agency.

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KTW photographer Allen Douglas stayed dry as he captured the hardy souls entering the water.

Polar Bear Swim 2019
Polar Bear Swim

 

Polar Bear Swim 2019
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Source: Allen Douglas
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