Hundreds of people are poised to jump into an icy swim tank at the Milwaukee County Zoo Sunday in support of Special Olympics Wisconsin. It’s one of 14 plunges across the state that raises money for athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Live at Daybreak anchor Vince Vitrano is on the Special Olympics Wisconsin Board of Directors, and will again be joining the plungers at the zoo.
“I’m looking forward to bringing in thousands of dollars support our athletes, but not to taking the bone chilling swim,” Vince said.
It’s noteworthy because this week’s 70 degree temperatures will be long gone when the plungers hit the water at noon. According to our Storm Team 4 friends, temperatures will be near freezing.
Vince is aware he raised the costume bar fairly high — having jumped last year in a full suit and tie — but there’s no word on what he’ll be wearing this time.
“It’s definitely going to be a game-time decision,” Vince said.
If you’d like to support Team Wisconsin, you can contribute to Vince’s Polar Plunge by clicking here.
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