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Growing Numbers of 'Wild Swimmers' Undeterred by Cold Water

Growing numbers of swimmers are trading the comfort of a pool for a workout in open water. Known as "wild swimmers," they dive into lakes, rivers and oceans almost any time of the year. In late October, the salt water of the Puget Sound off America's northwest coast is 13 degrees Celsius and the air isn’t much warmer, but that does not deter a group of swimmers gathered on Seattle, Washington's Alki Beach for a group swim. The first one to dive into the waves is...

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