The fifth annual polar bear dip organized by Canning Recreation took place at the Kingsport wharf New Year's Day.
Happy New Year!1width:500px;height:282pxBelow zero temperatures, a brisk wind and cloudy skies greeted polar bear swim onlookers Jan. 1.2width:500px;height:375pxCanning firefighters were on scene3height:500px;width:400pxCanning firefighters were on scene just in case a swimmer needed a hands. 4width:500px;height:357pxThere were far more onlookers than swimmers!5width:500px;height:375px
The four brave souls - Brandon Strongman, Carrie Murray, HEather Murray and Robin Young6width:500px;height:375pxOff they go!7height:500px;width:491pxSplash!8width:500px;height:294pxKingsport Polar Bear Dip 2013-99height:500px;width:333pxRefreshed?10width:500px;height:358px
Back up the ramp11width:500px;height:414pxFrozen foursome12width:500px;height:475pxTime to warm up!13width:500px;height:356px