Shawn Jackson and his daughter, Sarah, 10, cover up in towels before taking to the frigid waters at Auke Bay Recreation Area for the annual Juneau Polar Bear Dip on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Nearly 200 people took the plunge to start off the new year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Shawn Jackson and his daughter, Sarah, 10, cover up in towels before taking to the frigid waters at Auke Bay Recreation Area for the annual Juneau Polar Bear Dip on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Nearly 200 people took the plunge to start off the new year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Juneau Polar Bear Dip 2019

Dipping into the new year.

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