Move over, polar bear plunge: Ice swimming is next big extreme winter water sport

Posted by on April 5, 2016 9:56 pm
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Hundreds of athletes around the globe are competing in one-mile ice swims. Performance and human physiological response in water 5 degrees Celsius or less has not been well-studied. Researchers will present new data on how age, gender and environmental factors such as wind chill affect ice swimming performance.

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