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News releases

Polar Plunge participants to get cold and courageous for Special Olympic BC (February 2023)

Brave Plungers set to make waves for Special Olympics BC (March 2022)

Brave Virtual Polar Plunge participants set to make big splash for Special Olympics BC (February 2021)

Lower Mainland law enforcement members plunge into the Pacific to support SOBC (March 2020)

Vancouver Island law enforcement members take on chilly challenge in support of SOBC (February 2020)

Law enforcement members to charge into chilly waves at Vancouver Polar Plunge for SOBC (February 2019)

Law enforcement members will be freezin’ for a reason at Vancouver Island Polar Plunge (February 2019)


2020 Vancouver Polar Plunge

2020 Vancouver Island Polar Plunge

2019 Vancouver Polar Plunge

2019 Vancouver Island Polar Plunge

2018 Vancouver Polar Plunge

2018 Vancouver Island Polar Plunge

2017 Vancouver Polar Plunge

2016 Vancouver Polar Plunge


#Plunge4SOBC helps athletes get back in the game (2022)

SOBC Athlete Reporters share why it's important to support the Polar Plunge (2021)

Polar Plunge for SOBC events create wave of inclusion (2020)

Rising tide of support lifts Polar Plunge for SOBC to new heights (2019)

SOBC supporters make big waves at Polar Plunge events (2018)

Fearless Plungers get bold and cold for SOBC (2017)

First Polar Plunge for SOBC makes a big splash (2016)

Get bold and cold with the first Vancouver Polar Plunge for SOBC (2016)


Watch Polar Plunge for SOBC videos