Watch our slideshow of pictures from Sunderland's Boxing Day Dip

Hundreds of fundraisers braved the icy North Sea to take part in Sunderland's annual Boxing Day Dip.

Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 11:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th December 2017, 12:55 pm
Wonder Woman was among the brave participants at today's Sunderland Boxing Day Dip.
Wonder Woman was among the brave participants at today's Sunderland Boxing Day Dip.

They were roared on by thousands of spectators along Seaburn sea front at the Sunderland Lions Club event.

Our photographer was there too to capture plucky participants for our slideshow of pictures.

Wonder Woman was among the brave participants at today's Sunderland Boxing Day Dip.

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This contributed pictures shows Julie Reay, centre, with her team of fundraisers before today's dip. They were raising money for 4Louis, a charity which provides memory boxes, specialist equipment and funds NHS staff bereavement training.
Wonder Woman was among the brave participants at today's Sunderland Boxing Day Dip.
This contributed pictures shows Julie Reay, centre, with her team of fundraisers before today's dip. They were raising money for 4Louis, a charity which provides memory boxes, specialist equipment and funds NHS staff bereavement training.