Thousands Jump Into Frigid Waters For New Year's Tradition

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Thousands Jump Into Frigid Waters For New Year's Tradition

January 2, 2014 Updated Jan 2, 2014 at 2:40 PM CDT

It's a cold and wet tradition for some New Yorkers. ...

Thousands of people dressed only in their bathing suits took to the frigid waters of the Atlantic in a New Year's Day tradition at Coney Island Beach in New York City.

Find out more and see footage from the frigid scene by watching the video below.