January 1, 2011
photos: Brrr-acing sea dip in
group of hardy Burnham-On-Sea fundraisers dashed into the icy
waters of Bridgwater Bay today (New Year's Day) to take part in
a bracing sea dip.
swimmers took part in the sponsored sea dip from Burnham beach
to raise funds for rescue hovercraft charity BARB and the Coastguard
of the participants splashed at the edge of the sea, while others
waded into the water before taking an icy swim.
crowd of almost 100 onlookers watched the spectacle from the beach,
while several Coastguards and a first aid team ensured everyone's
was a great opportunity to work off the excesses of Christmas
while raising money for a good cause," a BARB spokesman told
thanks go to all those brave people who took part."
Burnham-On-Sea Hovercraft Web site