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Like Ducks, Participants Dunk Into Icy Chesapeake

The inaugural Susquehanna Hose Company Duck Dunk was held Saturday morning.

It was weather for a duck.

Perfect, really.

The inaugural was held Saturday morning at the City Yacht Basin in , hours after blanketed the Upper Chesapeake Bay area.

More than 40 people plunged into the frigid waters of the via a recently-revamped launch ramp.

Air temperature barely reached the low-30s.

Some dunkers went completely underwater, others went most of the way in. While some ran for the cover of heated tents, a few brave souls mustered up the courage for a second dunk moments after coming out of the icy water.

Some dunkers raised more than $500 in pledges to the Susquehanna Hose Company, the beneficiary of the charity event.

Did you attend the Duck Dunk? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below, and share your photos or video with us, too!

Dena Cardwell January 22, 2012 at 12:16 AM
Thanks to all our Sponsors, Volunteers and Dunkers! You helped make today a Huge success!!!
Blake McCloud January 22, 2012 at 01:09 PM
Great start to an annual event. Maybe next year I will be able to attend?

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