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Polar Bear Swim

About 140 swimmers braved the chilly water off Goose Spit on Boxing Day during the annual Polar Bear Swim. About 200 spectators watched friends and family take the plunge. Ten firefighters and two trucks from the Comox Fire Department provided first aid support for the event, which included a few minor injuries. Overall, the event went smoothly. - Comox Fire Department
About 140 swimmers braved the chilly water off Goose Spit on Boxing Day during the annual Polar Bear Swim. About 200 spectators watched friends and family take the plunge. Ten firefighters and two trucks from the Comox Fire Department provided first aid support for the event, which included a few minor injuries. Overall, the event went smoothly.
— image credit: Comox Fire Department
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