Every person that made the plunge only had one thing to say.
Amanda Knock will be representing Missouri as a Special Olympic Athlete in Seattle. "Once we did it, it was great", Dover High School student Helena Wingren said. For many, it was their first time jumping into Lake Champlain this time of the year. "There was no preparation for this event, we're just going for it". Their team raised over $500 for the event. All funds raised by the events directly benefit more than 14,000 Special Olympics athletes throughout the state, giving them the means to train locally and to compete at the state level in a number of Olympic-type sports. "People had warned me about how cold it would be and how it would take your breathe away and it really wasn't that bad", said Keith Roberts of Hinesburg.
Members of the Fenton Dive Team were present to help volunteers participating in the plunge out of the ice-cold water.
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