Ice Swimmers Congregate For Annual Plunge

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An ice swimming enthusiast wades in the cold waters of Orankesee lake... News PhotoBerlin,Cold Temperature,Event,Evil,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Ice,Lake,Orankesee Lake,Recreational Pursuit,Snow,Swimming,Toy,Walking In Water,Water,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 12: An ice swimming enthusiast wades in the cold waters of Orankesee lake as another waves a toy evil rat in the air during the 'Winter Swimming in Berlin' event on January 12, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. A local swimmers' group called the 'Berlin Seals' invite ice swimmers from across Germany and abroad to the annual event, which, despite warmer temperatures this winter and a lack of ice, was still held. Members claim ice swimming is good for the body's blood circulation. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)