A Successful Wildwood Polar Plunge 2017

The Wildwood water was a very cold 36.3 degrees when plungers took the waters in support of New Jersey’s Special Olympics. The annual event drew over a twelve hundred (1,200) people who braved the cold winter weather and almost freezing temperatures to support an amazing cause.

If you don’t know what the Wildwood Polar Plunge is, it is a family-friendly event benefiting more than 25,000 athletes of the New Jersey Special Olympics where plungers donate money to take a dip in the freezing waters.

Wildwood Polar Plunge

Wildwood Polar Plunge 2017

As the numbers are still being counted, we are told that the event raised just about four hundred thousand ($400,000) for the Special Olympics. It seems that every year more and more are turning out for the Wildwood Polar Plunge.

This year there were so many awesome costumes and themes worn by the polar plungers. From Scottish costumes to a Hambre suits, (gorilla suit), everyone looked amazing!

We filmed the Wildwood Polar Plunge via a drone to give you an bird’s eye view of the plungers jumping into the cold water! At-least you can watch it from your warm couch as they dive into almost freezing waters! (BELOW)

We also filmed the Wildwood Polar Plungers as they ran into the water from the side of the spectators. 

(Video Below) 

If you were unable to attend or donate, make sure you jump online at http://www.njpolarplunge.org/ and donate.

 

While you are here check out the Update On The Great Nor’Easter at Morey’s Piers

CLICK HERE FOR THE ARTICLE 

 

Great Nor'Easter Update

Great Nor’Easter Update

Also, if you haven’t yet, make sure you purchase your 2017 Wildwood Calendar and or Retro Wildwood Motel T-Shirt. (CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE) 

2017 Wildwood Calendar

2017 Wildwood Calendar

 

 

Thank you once again for everyone who came out for the Wildwood Polar Plunge! Thank you to Wildwood Police, Wildwood Fire And Wildwood Beach Patrol!

About The Author

My name is Joey Contino. I am a big lover of anything Wildwood. I have lived and worked in Wildwood my whole life. I worked jobs from working on the beach renting umbrellas and chairs to being a supervisor at Morey's Piers. Wildwood is my life and my home!

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