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Frozen, But Not A Princess In Sight

For most people, December in Northern Europe is a time for wrapping up warm and hibernating. The days are short and the weather's harsh - and trips to the seaside are just a distant memory. But while the freezing winter temperatures drive many indoors - there is a group of people who see the the big freeze as big fun!

In Denmark 'winter swimming' pulls in a niche but loyal crowd... and short, sharp bursts between the cold sea and a roasting sauna are believed to do wonders for ones health. Simon Parker paid a visit to Anders Ronild from the Swan Mill Bay winter bathing club in Copenhagen.

Photo: Swimmers go for a dip in the frozen waters of Denmark CREDIT: Simon Parker)

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6 minutes