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Winter Swimming

  • Stefanija Jensen swims in the Nippersink Creek behind her home in Wonder Lake Wednesday Nov. 4, 2009. Jensen originally from Lithuania has been swimming in cold water for years and says she loves to start her day with a swim no matter what season. She stops swimming in the creek when it freezes over.
  • Stefanija Jensen wades in the Nippersink Creek behind her home in Wonder Lake Wednesday Nov. 4, 2009.
  • Stefanija Jensen chases her husband, Richard, with her wet hands after she swam in the Nippersink Creek Wednesday Morning.
  • Stefanija Jensen leaves footprints on the deck as she walks inside after swimming in the Nippersink Creek behind her home in Wonder Lake Wednesday morning.

Stefanija Jensen, originally from Lithuania, has been swimming in cold water for years and says she loves to start her day with a swim no matter what season. She will swim in the Nippersink creek behind her home untill it freezes over. Jensen was nice enough to allow myself a reporter and a videographer to observe her morning swim.

Added at 12:13 am on November 8, 2009, by . Filed under Feature, gallery, photo, The Northwest Herald