For those piling on jumpers at home, scowling at the frost outside and cursing the imminent heating bill, these nail-biting images will make you feel a whole lot warmer.
Stripping to nothing but a pair of speedos and a cap, more than 700 foolhardy swimmers today dived into a -27C pool carved open out of thick ice.
I sorta doubt it really.
Perfectly willing to believe that the air temperature was -27C. But not the water temperature for some reason that I can’t really put my finger on right now.