Are you ready to get SUPERSIZED? Big Joe Henry is broadcasting LIVE from McLoone's in Long Branch for the 20th Annual Polar Bear Plunge, benefiting the Special Olympics New Jersey!

2013 Polar Bear Plunge with Big Joe Henry
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Come down to Long Branch and be a part of the magic.If your taking photos make sure to share them with us on Instagram and Twitter at #plungenj1015.

Some of the highlights ALREADY from today:

  • Kevin Burke, retired Major of the NJ State Police announces they had raised over 1 MILLION dollars before 11am for SONJ.
  • Marc Edenson, President of SONJ donated a combined $75,000 to be split between Long Branch and Seaside Heights schools.
  • Little Silver Cops donated a check for $90,000!!
  • The NJ State PBA donated $25,000!!
  •  Others that have joined Big Joe Henry today, Seaside Heights Police Chief Tommy Boyd, Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider, NJ PBA President Tony Wiener, Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni and the dignitaries just keep on coming!
  • An estimated 25,000 people are on hand for the event
  • We have approximately 4,300 swimmers taking the plunge this afternoon
  • Our oldest swimmer today is 91 year old.
  • The water temperature at plunge time is 37 degrees

If you can't make it, don't worry because you can follow along with the all the action with our LIVE Instagram feed below and updated coverage throughout the day.


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