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Brrring in the New Year with a polar swimScheveningen, The Netherlands

Full of Dutch courage? Then join the 9,999 other orange-clad maniacs by the pier at Scheveningen on January 1 for a frigid swim in the North Sea, where the winter mercury plunges below zero. But it’s not an entirely masochistic enterprise.

Half of the proceeds from the exorbitant entry fee of €2 goes to charity, and you’ll be rewarded with a nice hot bowl of snert (split pea soup) for your troubles.

You’ll pay about US$2.50 to freeze your backside off.

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