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The wild and wacky ski and swim

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 00:44

Dressed as super heroes, pastries and a married couple, skiers take the plunge into a cold-water pool. Sharon Reich reports.

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It's not an event for the faint of heart. The Red Bull Jump and Freeze contest at a Georgian ski resort draws an array of costumed characters - all looking for a downhill thrill. UPSOUND This motley crew is having a good time and it doesn't look like water or weather could dampen their spirits. SOUNDBITE: Members of the Ninja Turtles team saying (Georgian): "The Ninja Turtles are not afraid of cold." SOUNDBITE: Members of the Ninja Turtles team saying (Georgian): "We are veteran Ninja Turtles and we want to remind people that we are back." In its second year the costumed competition drew 24 contestants, including these newlyweds ... hoping to glide their way to happily ever after.

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The wild and wacky ski and swim

Monday, March 18, 2013 - 00:44