Dozens of adventurous spirits plunged into the chilly Puget Sound waters on a clear and crisp New Year’s Day at Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. The winner of the coveted Polar Bear Plunge trophy this year was Katarzyna Patora, who wore an amazing mermaid costume that she made herself: Here are some video highlights from our live Facebook feed: [embed][/embed] Here’s GoPro POV cam footage shot by Shawn Anderson: [embed][/embed] And here are photos courtesy Elston Hill (click images to view larger versions/slideshow): ]]>

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