The Wase IJsberenduik was at its tenth edition. About nine hundred participants were special for that anniversary at their summer badkostuum out of the closet. Of course, there were again a pack of fine and original costumed polar bears of the party. A dip in a pond in the winter is also a little carnival. And the organization reaches also awards prizes to the most strikingly-dressed bathers.Feast
At 14.30 hours, there was first the kinderduik, for children between 7 and 14 years. From 14.45 hours were allowed the adults to the beach to themselves with a collective warm-up to prepare for their dive. For 15 hours, sounded the starting shot, this time accompanied by flame-throwers. “In this tenth edition should be something festive," was the.
It was not really cold Sunday afternoon. The thermometer be after all 10 degrees, but the strong wind mound firmly in the winterwitte bodies. A dip in the fresh water, however, brought relief. "You really are warmer as you get out of the water. It does lot of a virtue, actually. It gives a kick, so winterduik", it sounded to many participants.
With a winterdorp on the beach with a lot of winter drinks and dj Icebear was also thought to lovers of the après-dive. In short, a perfect afternoon with a fresh head the special period to a close. After this ijsberenduik is also the busy winter evenementenperiode in Sint-Niklaas behind the back. Gradually the weather look forward to the spring.