Polar Plunge

Hundreds took the L Street Brownies polar plunge on New Years Day. (Photo credit: Carl Stevens/ WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

L Street Brownies Kick Off 2015 With Annual Polar Plunge

Hundreds of swimmers ran into the frigid Dorchester Bay waters Thursday morning for the 112th Annual Polar Bear Plunge.

01/01/2015

Hundreds participated in a polar plunge to honor Pete Frates. (WBZ-TV)

Hundreds Honor Pete Frates In Gloucester With ALS Polar Plunge

Saturday marked the third annual passion plunge in honor of 30-year-old Pete Frates who battles ALS.

12/27/2014

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Man Presumed Dead After ‘Polar Plunge’ In NH

State officials say the polar plunge challenge is spreading over social media.

04/16/2014

50 people participated in the Polar Plunge and bravely jumped into the frigid waters on the Atlantic on Saturday.

Polar Plunge Participants Take A Frigid Swim In The Atlantic

While the temperatures were mild for January in New England, some brave souls decided to test the waters of the Atlantic with a good cause in mind on Saturday.

01/19/2013

Polar Plunge for charity at Wollaston Beach in Quincy.

44-Degree Water & Snow Is No Deterrent In Quincy

Despite the snow and freezing temperatures, a handful of daredevils hopped into the bay off Wollaston Beach on Saturday.

01/21/2012

Hundreds of people took part in the annual Polar Plunge at Revere Beach on Saturday.

Brave Souls Take Polar Plunge At Revere Beach

It seems like it is becoming a surefire way to raise money for charity: taking a dip in the freezing-cold ocean.

02/26/2011