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2:42 am on Wednesday January 2, 2013

Photos and video from the Hunting Island polar bear plunge

Eat Sleep Play Beaufort The fifth annual Pelican Plunge was held on New Year's Day in chilly 54 degree water to raise more than $4,000 for educational programs like the "Discover Carolina" State Park programs. Eat Sleep Play Beaufort was on the...
1:42 am on Monday December 31, 2012

Getting ready to get (kinda) cold: The Hunting Island polar bear plunge is coming back

Update: Check out the photos and video. The fifth annual Pelican Plunge is slated for New Year's Day. The event will take place at noon at Hunting Island's Lighthouse (North) Beach on January 1, 2013, when the average water temperature is a not-so-...
2:24 am on Monday January 2, 2012

The Hunting Island polar bear plunge is back (Update: Success)

Update January 2: Temperatures in the 70s, a turnout of 400, and no Portuguese man-of-war reports — sounds like a perfect day. The Island Packet has a report and a couple photos (get them here) and the blogger behind Brooks Sabbatical has some...
5:09 pm on Saturday January 1, 2011

Video, photos from the Hunting Island polar bear plunge

While today's near-70 degree high surely would have made the leanest polar bears sweat, the 3rd Annual Pelican Plunge went ahead on New Year's Day with a perhaps larger crowd than it would have otherwise charted.  Several hundred came out for the...
11:38 am on Thursday December 9, 2010

3rd Annual Pelican Plunge to be held New Year's Day on Hunting Island (w/video of last year's craziness)

Flickr user aboyandhisbike Update, January 1: Check out the video. Looking to do something a little crazy on New Year's Day? How about the Pelican Plunge out on Hunting Island? Hunting Island State Park & Friends of Hunting Island, again present...