Wottermen Chronicles

Surf-fur Parties With Polar Bears January 26, 2016 16:32

Our favorite Polar Bears, the Coney Island Polar Bear club, is at it again this Winter. They laughed at the forecast for a snow-filled, below-zero Saturday morning and went for a short swim with not much more than some booties and swim suit. Of course they had their Surf-furs for protection. Here is a photo…

2015 Winter Swimming Championships Photo Recap March 13, 2015 07:27

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club competed in the first U.S. Winter Swimming Championships on Saturday, February 21st, 2015  in Lake Memphremagog near Newport, Vt. The event drew swimmers from around the world to race in icy water that was below 32 degrees F (brrrr!!!). Want to know more? Check out US Winter Swimming Association and of course the…

Coney Island Polar Bear Club: From Brooklyn to China and back February 18, 2015 06:03

Meet the Coney Island Polar Bears!  They have been putting their Surf-fur waterproof parkas to the ultimate field tests this winter, keeping their club members warm and happy on the beaches of Brooklyn and all the way across the globe in Jinan, China. “You have to qualify to become an official member of our club,” advocated Coney Island Polar…