Polar Bear Plunge

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Special Olympics Kentucky has cooked (or baked) up a good reason to spend the morning of Valentine's Day in downtown Owensboro.  February 14th marks the annual Polar Bear Plunge, which will take place for the first time at Mitch McConnell Plaza.  But this year, in addition to shaking up the Plunge, …
The Polar Bear PUSH [Photos]
I have already shared the video of the 2014 Polar Bear PUSH!  Yes, I have renamed the "Plunge" the "Push" because my friend David Bristow, from Southern Star, offered up $100 to Special Olympics Kentucky if he could PUSH me into the 12-degree water.  And while the video is hilari…
WBKR and Southern Star Present: The Polar Bear PUSH [Video]
12 degrees.  That's how cold the water was Saturday for the 2014 Polar Bear Plunge.  12 degrees, People!  But, 157 plungers were there to jump in it anyway and help raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky.  I was going to plunge too . . . but had a change of heart when my friend David Bristow, fro…
Sign Up Now for the Polar Bear Plunge [Video]
How's that for an action shot?  Just a fraction of a second after hovering above the Hines Center Lake, we were swimming in it.  And a fraction of a second after this pic was taken,  I  was swearing like Andrew Dice Clay.  And, you know what?  I'm ready to do it all over again.  The freezing AND the…
JImmy’s Parrott Plungers — Plunge
Today at the Hines Center in Philpot a large number of teams leapt into the 22 degree water (actually 41 degrees on top) and braved the icy welcome upon emerging for Special Olympics. Your intrepid photographer was there and uploaded a number of pictures from the scene, which you are free to review …
Polar Bear Plunge [Photos]
Fun times today at the Hines Center in Philpot. WBKR's Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics. Chad, Jaclyn and Dave all took the dip. Take a look at them and your neighbors having a chilly, frosty good time.

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