Record Setting Temps Don’t Ice out the Long Lake Plunge

The Town of Long Lake hosted the 5th Polar Plunge on December 30th, 2017 at a Northeast record breaking cold at  7 degrees Fahrenheit. Seemed warm to us. 

Teams raised over $1900 for High Peaks Hospice. Donations can still be made in honor of the Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge by sending donations to

High Peaks Hospice
PO Box 840
Saranac Lake NY 12983-0840

Winners

Best Costume – “Team” Schindler for Skins Flippers

Best Plunge Technique – “The Howes”

Best in Show – “The Rubber Ducks” also winning for most funds raised by a team $636

Best Individual Costume – Paul Roalsvig

Thank you to the Long Lake Fire Department, Long Lake Rescue Squad, Long Lake Parks and Recreation Team including Cindy Black, Steph Hample, Erik Arsenault, Alexandra Roalsvig.  Also thanks to volunteers Barbara Gachowski, Barbara Taylor, and photographer Jim Lanthier.   A huge thank you to our emcee Peter Michael Marino

Congrats to our amazing, courageous plungers for taking a dip in dangerously cold temperatures! 

Paul Roalsvig, Shane LaRose, Denis Martin, Russell Clinard, Paul Martin, Stephanie Howe, Christopher Howe, Thomas Scott, Spencer Schindler and Kelly Gottstine. 

Check out the national news media links talking about the crazy cold weather and Long Lake’s own plunge.. and lets go SNOWMOBILING!  

Special thanks to the Town Board of Long Lake.

Clark Seaman, Supervisor of Long Lake

Town Council 
Dean Pohl
of Raquette Lake
Tom Donnelly 
Craig Seaman
and
Richard Dechene
of Long Lake. 

It’s so cold sharks are dying

https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/12/30/us/ap-us-deep-freeze-new-years-eve.html?_r=0

http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/extreme-cold-test-years-revelers-events-iced-52056433

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/ar-BBHv83U?li=BBnbcA1

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20171230/news/312309986/

https://wtop.com/holidays/2017/12/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/amp/

http://www.ozarksfirst.com/news/extreme-cold-to-test-new-years-revelers-some-events-iced/892155443

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/us/article/Extreme-cold-to-test-New-Year-s-revelers-some-12463182.php

Special Thanks to our generous supporters who donated to High Peaks Hospice Feeling Long Lakey Polar Plunge

Hoss’s Country Corner, Long Lake
Roalsvig Law Office, Long Lake
Long Lake Rentals, Long Lake
Adirondack Hotel, Long Lake
Tupper Lake Supply, Tupper Lake
Touch Above The Best LLC, Tupper Lake
Adirondack Renovations & Contractors, Tupper Lake
Raquette River Brewing, Tupper Lake
Larkin Deli & Bakery, Tupper Lake
Ray’s Liquor, Tupper Lake
Boulevard Wine & Spirits, Tupper Lake

Dennis Martin
Shane LaRose
Paul Martin
Russell Clinard
Mike  Russell
Gary Alexander
Tim Larkin
Patrick
Dustin & Kate Traynor
Barbara & Chuck Taylor
Sally Neenan
Paul & Alexandra Roalsvig
Mike & Nancy Hosley
Vickie Plumley
Thomas  Scott
Spencer Schindler
Kelly Gottstine
Jack  Carney
Lorrie & John Hosley & Jules Pierce
Clay  Arsenault

And all the donators that contributed on the spot at the Long Lake Town Beach

 

 

 

 

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