A Chilling Assignment: Ice Safety
Even when you're prepared for and expecting it, a plunge into icy water is quite a shock to your body.
Posted: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:00 am
I fell through the ice at Holmes Lake in Lincoln last winter. Actually, I jumped through it. On purpose. All so I could give you, our readers, a first person account of how to get yourself out of just such a situation. I'm not sure if that makes me dedicated or stupid. You be the judge.
So here's the one insightful bit of news that I gleaned from my little experiment: Don't get yourself in that situation. The water under ice is cold, and your body won't like it.
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 12:00 am.