In Magadan - the remote city in the northeast of Russia, the winter lasts from October to June. In the warmest summer month - in August the average monthly temperature can reach 15 degrees Celsius. The average monthly water temperature in summer is 5 degrees. 

A few people can swim in the Sea of Okhotsk. But there is a category of people that adapts to the temperature conditions while swimming in the cold water during winter. People do this both alone and in groups. For some of them, this is a kind of sport, for others it is a way of health tempering and healing. 

Living in cold conditions is already overcoming oneself, so winter swimming is an extreme way to connect with nature and adapt the body to frost. The land on which people should not live dictates rules, and people agree with them. In minus 30 the 1 degree water temperature is hot.

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