Ice Swimmers Congregate For Annual Plunge

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An ice swimming enthusiast prepares to enter the cold waters of... News PhotoBerlin,Cold Temperature,Entering,Entrance,Event,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Ice,Lake,Orankesee Lake,Preparation,Recreational Pursuit,Showing,Snow,Swimming,Water,Weather,WindPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 12: An ice swimming enthusiast prepares to enter the cold waters of Orankesee lake next to a sign displaying air and water temperatures during the 'Winter Swimming in Berlin' event on January 12, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. A local swimmers' group called the 'Berlin Seals' invite ice swimmers from across Germany and abroad to the annual event, which, despite warmer temperatures this winter and a lack of ice, was still held. Members claim ice swimming is good for the body's blood circulation. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)