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In 32 years, the Courage Polar Bear Dip has never been cancelled and up until 2 hours of the event, it was a 'go'. Unfortunately, the winds overnight formed an ice ledge/barrier making access in and out of the water impossible. Over 800 people participate in this annual event, and it was just too dangerous. Was I disappointed when we got the news? Absolutely!! As much as I was dreading it, I was looking forward to fulfilling my promise to everyone who supported me with their donations.

But that quickly changed when Mark and I drove to the site anyway, and in less than 5 minutes of being exposed to the winds off Lake Ontario, my covered thighs were painfully numb...like daggers ??  in my legs. Gloveless, I filmed a 1.30 minute video ??  and lost all sensation in my hands ?? for twenty minutes. It was more than bloody cold, and the winds were expected to pick up to 50kmh by Dip time. Maybe there is a God after all!

I am sorry that I did not fulfil my end of the deal, but it was out of my control! We drove ?? to Oakville, we packed water shoes and sleeping bags, we had our spotters and Jack Daniels  at the ready!! 

But know that because of 67 of you, I raised $4,190 for @worldvisioncan surpassing my fundraising goal AND it also put me as the #1 individual for most money raised, and in turn I won a 32" TV. ??

Thank you ?? for all your support, words of encouragement and fun banter on FB over the last two months. I #loved the journey, and will try again next year!! #2019

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https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10154892497590518&id=615895517


#polarbeardip #dontdrinkandmakepromises #craycray #thankyou #supportivefriendsandfamily #untilnextyear #worldvisioncanada


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My Goal
Goal
$3,501.00 CAD
Pledged
$0.00 CAD
Confirmed
$4,190.00 CAD
Achieved
$4,190.00 CAD
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  • Glenn Watt
    $500.00 CAD
  • Worth every penny...hope it's not too cold for you ? Nat & Paul
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    $150.00 CAD
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    $140.00 CAD
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    $100.00 CAD
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    $55.00 CAD
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    $50.00 CAD
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    $50.00 CAD
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    $40.00 CAD
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    $40.00 CAD
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