Oral History Archive

Filtering by winter swimming back to all
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
Joe Rollino
103 year old former Coney Island strongman and boxer
Louis Scarcella
Longtime resident of Coney Island and former President of the Polar Bear Club