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PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes from the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: Scenes from the Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Sixty or so brave souls started the New Year with a daring Polar Bear Plunge into Puget Sound off the beach of Burien’s Three Tree Point at Noon on Wednesday, Jan. 1. A new champ was crowned –... [Read more]

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year at the annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point

Dive into the New Year with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day (Wednesday, Jan. 1) in Three Tree Point…

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: ‘Record Crowd’ Rings in 2013 at 3 Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS/VIDEOS: ‘Record Crowd’ Rings in 2013 at 3 Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

On a perfectly clear, pristine New Year’s Day, around 60 people rang in 2013 by running in, jumping, diving and plunging into the chilly waters off Burien’s Three Tree Point at the annual Polar Bear Plunge…

<i>Brrring</i> in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Last year’s trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman, visiting from Idaho. Photo by Michael Brunk. Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day –... [Read more]

41 People Peacefully ‘Walk N’Talk’ Their Way Into A Brand New Year

41 People Peacefully ‘Walk N’Talk’ Their Way Into A Brand New Year

Friend of the blog and local Artist Maureen Hoffmann tells us that 41 people showed up to participate in the first ‘Walk N’Talk’ of 2012 on New Year’s Day under sunny skies. Be... [Read more]

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

VIDEO: Record Turnout For Polar Bear Plunge; Plus, BTB’s Bart Wins Trophy!

Story and Video by Scott Schaefer Under crystal clear, sunny blue skies, on a New Year’s Day when the water temperature (around 46 degrees) was warmer than the air (around 36 degrees), a record 50... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS: Scenes From Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Today’s beautiful, blue skies and sunshine didn’t really contribute much to warming up the waters of Puget Sound, but that didn’t dissuade a record number of local residents from plunging... [Read more]

Start 2011 With Burien’s Annual ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ At Three Tree Point

Start 2011 With Burien’s Annual ‘Polar Bear Plunge’ At Three Tree Point

What better way to start the New Year than by waking up – no wait, make that SHOCKING – your body by participating in Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge at Three Tree Point on New Year’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

PHOTOS: Scenes From The Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Sure, we’ve already posted a video of the wacky event (see it here), but that won’t stop us from posting this outstanding Photo Slideshow of the annual Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge on... [Read more]

VIDEO: New Decade & Year Begins With Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

VIDEO: New Decade & Year Begins With Three Tree Point Polar Bear Plunge

Story and Video by Scott Schaefer As if on cue, the sun made a brief appearance, the rain stopped, and during a nice lull on an otherwise typical, windy New Year’s Day, 29 people braved the chilly... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s Polar Bear Plunge w/Exclusive POV Cam

VIDEO: Burien’s Polar Bear Plunge w/Exclusive POV Cam

Burien’s annual “Polar Bear Plunge” took place New Year’s Day at Noon, on a cold, blustery beach at Three Tree Point, and here’s video of the event, as shot and edited by... [Read more]

Happy New Year From The B-Town Blog!

Happy New Year From The B-Town Blog!

Wishing everyone in the Burien area a very Happy New Year! Please either email us your New Year’s pics or add ‘em to our Flickr Group so we can share them.  Read More →