than a thousand people took the plunge to raise money forspecial olympics alaska. including ourvery own caslon hatch. but of course this wasn't thefirst time a channel tworeporter jumped into icy waters.this is blake essig jumping into the arcticocean off the coast of barrow-- taking part in what he callsthe real polar plunge. and now we're going to turn the decisionover to tracy to make the decsionof which plunge was more impressive.tracy.