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19 Freezing Photos From The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim 2017

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

Approximately 1,500 Vancouverites participated in this year’s Polar Bear Swim at English Bay.

The annual tradition has been held at English Bay since 1920, making it Canada’s oldest Polar Bear Swim event.

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Despite a considerable amount of snow on the ground, it didn’t stop determined locals dedicated to taking a plunge.

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Mark Klotz / Flickr
Photo: Mark Klotz / Flickr

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

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Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

 

Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook
Photo: Samir D Photography / Facebook

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