2021 – 2022 Polar Bear Challenge

Dec. 21, 2021 to Mar. 21, 2022

The return of the full Polar Bear Challenge, 161 swimmers completed Polar Bears in what turned out to be some of the most challenging weather ever: 29 days when the water temperature and air temperature combined was below 100 degrees. Brrrr.

First NameLast Name# of milesVirgin/Old Goat?PB Notes
TomNeill128OG40 on 1/15/22
SalBalistreri111OG 
RandallEdwards102  
DukeDahlin100OG40 on  1/12/22
RickPerez88  
JosephIllick87.5OG 
PeterCullinan82OG 
KalaniLeifer80V 
CesarManzano70  
JamesRobinson70  
PhilipScarborough70  
NealPowers68.5OG 
LauraMerkl67.25OG 
RenzoSereni67OG 
WafaaSabil65  
HalOffen62OG 
MichaelThoresen62  
PeterBartu61  
TedTilles61 22nd consecutive PB
LawrenceRemstedt58.5  
MikeWalsh57  
KamranAtabai56  
KatiHopman55  
HeejayChung54.5V 
JohnGibbon53  
DanielHandler53  
LaurenLesyna53  
GeorgeRobin52.25OG 
JohnRenko51.5  
MichaelTschantz-Hahn51.5  
ThorstenAnderson51.25  
LauraBurtch-Zovickian50  
LisaDomitrovich50OG 
KathleenDuffy50OG 
PieterKruit50  
KristoferMilonas50  
HollyReed50OG 
DavidHolscher49OG 
ElaineVan Vleck49  
LucaPozzi48.5  
JonathanDePriest48.25  
JohnMervin48  
JohnStassen48  
BethStein47.5OG 
VincentHuang47OG44th Consecutive PB
ScottMorris47V 
SonaSondhi46  
BiancaLiederer45.5  
CarterSeddon45.5  
SteveCarlson45  
JohnHaymaker45  
ClairePerry45V 
FasicaAlemayehu44.5  
OliverFader44.5V 
DavidO’Reilly44.5  
NatazhaBernie44  
JimFrew44  
LelandSmithson44OG 
JoeSpallone44  
MadhuriYechuri44  
PeterBostelmann43.5V 
RebeccaHandler43.5  
EgonTerplan43.5  
GaryArabatyan43  
CharlieCross43OG 
JoeyMurphy43V 
MariaSereni43  
LewisHaidt42.75  
KevinMcAlea42.5OG 
LindsayStripling42.5  
AlexBuehlmann42.25  
MickeyLavelle42.25OG 
CamilaPesce42.25  
EdwinPurselle42.25V 
JoeGannon42OG 
MorganKulla42OG 
SeanLavelle42  
JosephMannion42OG 
JariSalomaa42  
RebeccaTilley42OG 
GabriellaCross41.5OG 
GavinJefferies41.5  
BrianJohnson41.5OG 
Ann-KathrinKoch41.25  
ArnieOji41.25  
ElianaAgudelo41  
StuartGannes41OG 
AnikoKurczinak41OG 
NobuyaTakahashi41  
TorLundgren40.75  
SamFerguson40.5  
KerryLaBelle40.5  
NancyLange40.5OG 
SunnyMcKee40.5OG 
JohnOttersberg40.5  
DanielPearce40.5  
CaiusVannouhuys40.5  
LarryScroggins40.25OG 
PeterBadertscher40  
JimBarron40OG 
MichaelCaniglia40  
VictorCritchfield40  
ErikCufino40  
AmandaErnzer40  
ErinGasser40  
PejmunHaghighi40  
MarkHarrold40  
JoelMendelson40  
DerrickRebello40  
WolfRichter40  
JeffRussell40  
NoahSpringwater40  
BenSpringwater40  
KaitlinTalley40  
DanaWatt40V 
RudeenMonte35OG 
KenMiller34OG 
JoniBeemsterboer31OG 
MichaelynnMeyers30.75OG 
JoanneCarr30OG 
DeanBadessa29.5OG 
SteveHanson29.5OG 
DeniseDugan28.25V/OG 
MarlinGilbert28OG 
LollyLewis27OG 
DeborahSullivan27OG 
JohnDugan26.25OG 
DaraghPowers25.25OG 
BradfordAdams25OG 
TerryHorn25OG 
JohnMattox25OG 
MonicaTowers24OG 
KristJake23.5OG 
PeterNeubauer23OG 
ElizabethOzer23OG 
DebraRose23OG 
RobinRome22.5OG 
JulianSapirstein22.5OG 
BarryBaskin22.25OG 
SueGarfield22.25OG 
JoelKramer22.25OG 
ElspethFarmer22OG 
MichaelMatthay22OG 
LindsayBoswell21.75OG 
NancyHornor21.5OG 
KevinShanahan21.25OG 
DianeCampbell21.125OG 
TerryHuwe21OG 
KateMatthay20.75OG 
TomMcGraw20.75OG 
TerryKeenan20.5OG 
KarinMcClune20.5OG 
JulieHaas20.25OG 
MarkLenz20.25OG 
LarryEllis20OG 
KeithHowell20OG 
BobMcKenzie20OG 
HelenMcKinley20OG 
JonNakamura20OG 
WillPowning20OG 
AnneSasaki20OG 

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