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Plungers brave freezing temps to dive into freezing water

Polar Plunge raises funds for Special Olympics


Last updated 3/1/2020 at 11:55am

Havre Daily News/Jack Lambert

Frank English reacts as he emerges from the pool and pulls his pig mask off, releasing icy water, during the SubZero Super Hero Polar Plunge Saturday to raise money for Special Olympics Montana.

The temperature wasn't the only thing cold Saturday as 14 plungers signed up and dove into an ice-filled pool as part of the annual Havre SubZero SuperHero Polar Plunge.

Members of the local Hill County Search and Rescue were on hand and in the water to assist anyone who was having difficulty getting out of the water.

Hill County Search and Rescue President Paul Nugent said Search and Rescue has been volunteering at the Polar Plunge for the past six to seven years.

"We come down and help set up the warming tents, set up the pool, fill it up with water, put ice in the pool and just help t...

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