THE world record for largest ever skinny dip was smashed yesterday after more than 2, women stripped off in the fight against cancer - as cyclists took part in the fourth annual Brighton Naked Bike Ride. The women - all aged from their late teens to mids - took over a secluded beach in County Wicklow in Ireland in the hopes of a charity record bid. Collectively, the nude bathers smashed a record previously held by Australian skinny dippers in Perth - despite the water temperature being about 10 degrees colder in Ireland.
By Alex Green For Mailonline. Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach 30 miles south of Dublin today for a world-record setting 'skinny dip' to raise funds for a children's cancer charity. Lucia Sinigagliesi, the Guinness World Records official that adjudicated the naked swim, said that 2, women spent five minutes in the chilling sea to set the new world record.
Lucia Sinigagliesi, the Guinness World Records official that adjudicated the naked swim, said that women spent at least five minutes in the sea to set a new world record. The previous record was set in Western Australia in when participants swam naked to promote a positive body image near the regional capital Perth, in waters that are usually around 23 degrees centigrade at that time of year. On Saturday, the sea temperature off Magheramore beach, where the Irish swim was held, was a bracing 12 degrees, despite a recent spell of warm weather.
With people bathing nude at the same time, the beach at the southeastern Spanish town of Vera on Sunday proclaimed itself the new Guinness world record holder for collective nude bathing, taking the honor from New Zealand, which had been in the No. With the slogan "The world's biggest strip-off," and sponsored by the Vera City Hall and in collaboration with the Spanish Naturism Federation, the town located in Almeria province - starting early on Sunday morning - began attracting bathers who were intending to participate in the event. By noon, the time established for the collective dip in the ocean, El Playazo beach was filled.
Brave revellers created a sea of flesh - but could not top the 2, record set at the Utah Undie Run in This brave woman must be over the moon as she joins hundreds of revellers in New York for a cheeky challenge. A sea of flesh descended on Times Square as the group tried to break the Guinness World Record for the most people in their underwear.
They also raise significant funds for charity in the process. The women gathered to set a new record for the largest skinny dip, while simultaneously raising much-needed funds for a wonderful cause. The picturesque location is around 60 k.
A woman is seen with a message on her back as she takes part. Held in Meaghermore beach, 2, women took part in the event breaking the record set by participants in Perth, Australia in Now in its sixth year, the Strip and Dip was organised by Dee Featherstone who was diagnosed with breast cancer in and decided to schedule a charity skinny dip on a Co Wicklow beach six weeks after her mastectomy.
More than 2, women took part in the largest-ever skinny dip off a Co Wicklow beach on Saturday, June 9, setting a world-record and raising funds for cancer charity Aoibheann's Pink Tie. A Guinness adjudicator, who had flown in from Italy, confirmed that 2, naked women spent at least five minutes in the sea to set the new world record. Read More: First official nude beach to open in Ireland.
They broke the record previously held by The Fig Group Australiawho had people take part in their event at South Beach in Perth, Australia, in Deirdre Featherstone was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and decided after her mastectomy to start raising money for children suffering from cancer and their families. Michelle Neary, a women who participated in the event, shared on Facebook how much it meant to her.
Beachgoers in Vera, Spain, may have caught an eyeful on Sunday as a large group of exhibitionists went for a swimsuit-free dip in the Mediterranean Sea in a bid to break the skinny dipping world record. The nude swimmers were apparently successful, surpassing the previous world record set by festivalgoers in New Zealand last year, local news sources report. According to the Europa Press, about people were expected at the event. Organized by the town of Vera and the Spanish Naturism Federation, the swimmers showed up to Playa El Playazo beach in throngs Sunday morning before disrobing and taking a collective dip in the Mediterranean around noon.