Photos: Extreme Beach Bums

Posted: Friday, September 08, 2006

Cecile Elliott tries out a skim board in Mendenhall Lake on Thursday while being filmed for the Travel Channel's "Extreme Beaches" television program. Travel Channel producers tried to replicate the scene of a warm summer day, when many locals often use the sandy beaches of Mendenhall Lake to sunbathe, swim and relax. Despite the cool temperatures, a dozen locals volunteered to swim for the camera.

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Chilly dip: Erin Oelklaus, left, Tessa Beedle, center, and Carrie DeMay swim Thursday in Mendenhall Lake, while being filmed for a Travel Channel program.



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