Thanks to Sifu Sean Kelly for leading the charge this year, as well as the brave trainers who took to the waters off Sauvie Island. Many non trainers see the New Year’s Day Swim as another polar bear swim. And it is. And it is more than much more that. Trainers have used the swim on NYD to fortify their confront, and take on challenges they might otherwise shy away from.
Ask your friends at the gym (if you still see them there) how their New Year’s resolutions are coming. Ask the guys who went for a dunk how their training is coming. I think you will see them still going strong.
All photos are courtesy of Russell Young. Thanks Russell for the great shots!