Deep Creek Lake Dunk

Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Betsy Spiker Holcomb Deep Creek Lakes Favorite Realtor
Deep Creek Lake Dunk
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Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Deep Creek Dunk Gnome chillin

Deep Creek Lake Dunk 2010

 

Although a surprise blizzard kept a few people from making it to the Deep Creek Lake Dunk, you could hardly tell by the huge crowd of people that came and showed support for the courageous 450+ dunkers, who braved the sub-freezing lake temperatures to raise money for the Special Olympics. Every parking spot within a mile radius was occupied by a pumped-up group of dunkers and supporters who were all there to show support for an exciting event, and a heartfelt cause. Some dunk supporters showed up on snowmobiles and even walked on snowshoes across a frozen snow covered lake.

Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Deep Creek Dunk peace from a cool chic
Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Deep Creek Dunk

 

 

Dunkers turned up the volume of craziness with wacky costumes from wrestler look-a-likes, gnomes, clowns, kings, wizards, vikings…..you name it. Of course, there were a lot of women in bikinis and unfortunately some men in Speedos! But at the end of the day, everyone involved had a fantastic time supporting all the dunkers who sacrificed a lot of goose bumps and, as the events sweatshirts advertised “shrinkage”, in icy cold muddy waters.

Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Down goes Taylor-Made Real Estate Manager Bob Carney!

The fun carried over to The Black Bear Tavern through the afternoon and into evening with live music from the Davisson Brothers Band and Poison Whiskey. Everyone involved shared pride in participating in an event that traditionally kicks off the Special Olympics games at Wisp Resort.  A total of $95,246 was raised for the cause. Good luck to all Special Olympians who start competition on Monday.

Deep Creek Lake Dunk
Macho Man at the Deep Creek Dunk
Deep Creek Lake Dunk
dunk by snowshoe

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