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Polar Plunge Chicago: Photos and videos

RedEye staff

1:24 PM CST, March 2, 2014

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Droves of people, including Jimmy Fallon, plunged into Lake Michigan Sunday in support of the Special Olympics.

Let's be honest, most of you don't want to step foot outside your houses during Chicago's "Polar Vortex," let alone dip a toe into the frigid lake, so we commemorated the event with some photos and video.

The 10:30 a.m. plungers line up

Where's Waldo?

Adult men in "diapers" run into Lake Michigan:

Lego Blackhawks prep for and finish the plunge with the "Stanley cup" in Toews...er, tow:

Goin' bananas:

Even RedEye's general manager, Amy Guth, took the plunge: