Baptism of Ice: Winter Swimming in Finland

Updated: Sep 13


CNN reports: Whether they’re sweating in the sauna or plunging into an ice-cold lake, it seems that the Finns love extremes. And with winter just around the corner, there’s no better time to indulge in the national pastime the Finns call “avanto.” The English translation for that? “Hole in the ice.” More…

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