AUTHOR: Eileen Reslen,

Photo: Vinny Guadagnino/ WhoSay

While some of us may still be wrapping our heads around which resolution we’re going to tackle first, Vinny Guadagnino has already taken that plunge! Yesterday he braved the icy, cold waters of Coney Island, New York at the annual Polar Bear Plunge for charity, sponsored by Cold-eeze.

Vin, who’s no stranger to giving back, began his New Year’s day by strapping on his swim trunks and cap for the frigid dip, where he raised money for Camp Sunshine, a Maine camp for kids with life-threatening illnesses. Needless to say, the sub-zero event was worth the cause, but it left Vinny with some irritating side effects. “Can’t get this water out of my f***in ear! Nothing is working !!” he tweeted earlier today. However, this isn’t the “Shore” star’s first brrr-illiant attempt at the chilly challenge. Vinny first took the plunge back in 2012 with Cold-eeze remedies and Momma Guadagnino in town!

Check out last year’s video below to get a sense of the icy experience.


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