At the 2014 Liaocheng International Winter Swimming event, Nuala Moore and Zhang Mei celebrate their sport with an international field of winter swimming friends.

Zhang Mei is Secretary General of the Chinese Winter Swimming Committee with over 1 million registered Chinese winter swimmers. Together with her Chinese colleagues, she is working to quickly grow the sport.

The women in black are American visitors from New York’s Coney Island Polar Bear Club.

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