"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
01 August 2009
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Belarus—Naked on an 18°F day, Valentsin Tolkachev clears an icy canal for swimming. The 69-year-old started the Optimalists—a Minsk-based club with 200-some members—in 1989 to promote hale activities in rural settings.
This photo has been posted on many blogs and websites without attribution. I finally found it with credit in a photoset at National Geographic.