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Winter swimming

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Why Winter Swimming Is Good For You

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ICE SWIM | Feeling the power from the cold

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Winter swimmers in Copenhagen

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brave girl winter swimming under ice in Estonia

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Winter swimming is the activity of swimming during the winter season, typically in outdoor locations or in unheated pools or lidos. In colder countries it may be synonymous with ice swimming, when the water is frozen over. This requires either breaking the ice or entering where a spring prevents the formation of ice. It may also be simulated by a pool of water at 0 °C (32 °F), the temperature at which water freezes.
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