Bainbridge Island 2018 polar bear plunge | Photo gallery

A crowd of nearly 300 jammed Lytle Beach Monday and the bravest among them raced into the frigid waters of Puget Sound for the “polar bear” plunge on the first day of 2018.

Warm towels, high fives, cheers and a few beers awaited the short-time swimmers on the shore.

Brian Kelly of the Review was there for all the action; here’s some of his favorite photos from Monday’s chilly outing.

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