Immersion in cold water is a health and recreational activity that has been practiced for centuries and has gained considerable popularity in recent years. I have been skin swimming for the past 10 years and have completed an IISA-certified ice kilometer and ice mile. I've used my experience to train people to safely enter cold water, including actors and stunt perfomers in the film community as well as search and rescue technicians from 442 Rescue Squadron of the Canadian Forces.

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