Skinny dipping women break world record

We are all different shapes and sizes and ages and it was just super' said one participant as clambered from the bracing water

We are all different shapes and sizes and ages and it was just super' said one participant as clambered from the bracing water

Not only have they entered the record books but they also raised thousands for a children's cancer charity in Ireland.

The world record for the world's largest skinny dip has been broken in Wicklow.

The 2,505 naked women spent at least five minutes in the chilly waters of secluded Magheramore beach, County Wicklow, roughly 60 kilometers south of Dublin, to set the new Guinness World Record. Reportedly, the sea temperature was 12 degree Celsius when the women took the dips.

Today, 2,505 women ran into the sea on a secret beach to raise money for children's cancer charity Aoibhean's Pink Tie. Known as Strip and Dip the annual event was in its sixth year.

Many were cancers survivors, who used the mass naked swim as a way to overcome self-confidence issues related to mastectomy scars. I have never been naked in front of anybody before, except my husband, and it was brilliant and bracing.

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This year the money raised will go to Aoibheann's Pink Tie, a charity set up in 2010 by Mick Rochford and Jimmy Norman, after Jimmy's daughter Aoibheann died from cancer aged just eight.

"Oh my god it was awesome", said Strip and Dip participant Deirdre Betson from Dunboyne.

'We are all different shapes and sizes and ages and it was just super'.

The effort was able to break the existing Guinness World Record, which had actually been set in 2015 in Perth, Australia, when 786 people bared all.

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