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A SWIMMER dives into a frozen lake in the Arctic - wearing just a bikini. Members of the world's bravest swimming club take the plunge in Murmansk, Russia - the largest city inside the Arctic Circle. The foolhardy swimmers brave outdoor temperatures of minus 10 degrees in an icy ritual thought to have health benefits. Alexandr Kryazshev, 26, from Murmansk, snapped these amazing photos of The Walrus swimming club jumping into Semenovskoe lake in Russia. Club members called morzhi, or "walruses" in Russian, think swimming in icy waters can help with joint pain relief, stress relief and increased immunity. Members must be at least 18 years old to join the Walrus Club, which has members all over the Arctic Circle. Past studies by Finnish researcher Pirkko Huttunen show that ice swimming could in fact improve a person's general well-being. In 2004, Pirkko found that people who swam regularly felt more rigorous, active and showed a significant improvement in mood and memory. Videographer / Director: Alexandr Kryazhev Editor: Jack Stevens