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Siberian Swimmers Take the Plunge With Air Temps at -30C

A winter swimming club in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk gathers young and old from all walks of life. They share a love of bracing, cold water. Siberian cold. "The moment of immersion is a sensation of delight. Afterwards there's a rush of energy and my entire body feels relaxed," said Mikhail Sashko, 68, chairman of the club. "My wife says I am crazy." With a small wooden clubhouse on the banks of the Yenisei River, the Cryophile winter swimming club - named...

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