Oral History Archive

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Olga Lozar
A Sea Gate resident who is a Coney Island Polar Bear talks about the pleasures of winter swimming
Hawley Hussey
Sea Gate artist, writer, educator and year-round swimmer
Naum Barash
A Coney Island Polar Bear recounts his 50 years of winter swimming in Ukraine and Brooklyn
Abiodun Bello
A Coney Island Polar Bear talks about the health benefits and natural high of winter swimming
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club