‘Human Polar Bear’ to break Antarctic swimming record – wearing only Speedos

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Lewis Pugh’s undercarriage is no stranger to extreme cold - he was the first man ever to swim at the North Pole, enduring temperatures of -1.7 degrees (the coldest seawater can go without freezing solid) Lewis Pugh’s undercarriage is no stranger to extreme cold – he was the first man ever to swim at the North Pole, enduring temperatures of -1.7 degrees (the coldest seawater can go without freezing solid)

A man wearing only tight Speedos is to plunge his undercarriage into unimaginably cold water infested by killer whales and giant penguins this month.

Lewis Pugh is to perform five swims in quick succession in the subzero waters of the Antarctic, breaking the record for the most southerly swim ever undertaken.

Lewis Pugh’s undercarriage is no stranger to extreme cold – he was the first man ever to swim at the North Pole, enduring temperatures of -1.7 degrees (the coldest seawater can go without freezing solid).

It took Pugh four months to regain the feeling in his hands.

‘That was after just one swim,’ Lewis says. ‘This time I will be doing five in quick…

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