2006: Polar Bear Plunge (David Hobby/Baltimore Sun)

2006: Dressed as a scantily clad Darth Vader, Ed Griffin, of Reisterstown, runs into the Chesapeake Bay during his first ever Polar Bear Plunge. The air was 60 degrees, but the water was a less inviting 37 degrees for the tenth annual event. (David Hobby/Baltimore Sun)

2006: Dressed as a scantily clad Darth Vader, Ed Griffin, of Reisterstown, runs into the Chesapeake Bay during his first ever Polar Bear Plunge. The air was 60 degrees, but the water was a less inviting 37 degrees for the tenth annual event. (David Hobby/Baltimore Sun)