A host of South African celebrities will be closing off the winter season by plunging into freezing water packed with tons of ice funds for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

The idea originated from the US and is dubbed the Polar Plunge has loads of top South African celebrities taking part. Last year the maiden event raised a total of R40 000 but organizers are looking to raise much, much more this Saturday 25th August. at Parktown Boys High School from 10:00 to 15:00.

Here’s the list of influential figures that should be taking part – we hope to see you there!

Dr Mathews Phosa Chairperson of Special Olympics South Africa

Ancilla Smith CEO Special Olympics South Africa

Kid X Recording artist

Kwesta Dakar Recording artist

Gigi Lamayne Recording artist

Mr Terror Lekota South Africa Politician

Natasha Thahane – Actress

Melanie ‘HYPRESS’ Ramjee Publicist and media personality

Mark Fish Former Bafana Bafana soccer player

Kim Jayde MTV base presenter and Model

Lil Red Performing artist

Simphiwe Dludlu Bantwana Bantwana Coach

Mosito Mphaphathi former South Africa kick boxing champion

Lerato Phago Sports presenter

David Rees 7de Laan actor

Nathan Ro recording artist

Paul Kamanga Walter weight boxer

Mark Mac – Lifestyle Brand Specialist and Sneaker Collector

Lynn Forbes Lifestyle Coach and Motivation Speaker

Andre Lotter 7 de Laan Actor

Letshego Zulu; Fitness guru

Diamond Thophola Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates soccer player

Thami Dish Activist and motivational speaker

Nathan Ro recording artist from the Graeme Watkins Project 

Graeme Watkins Graeme Watkins project

Nota Baloyi manager to Kwesta

Fabio Di Cosmo resident DJ and Club Owner

Bill Ward

Mika Stefano blogger and fitness fanatic

Liz Khan SAFM Radio presenter

Desiree Ellis Banyana Banyana

Kay Sibiya Acclaimed Actor

Peter and Angie (Pallazo Pitti Owners)

Jerome Slim Du Plooy presenter and motivational speaker

Adam Howard owner of Howard music studio

David Vernor and Dane Orban

Liz Khan SAFM presenter

Rob Hutchinson Owner of the social Tribe

Anthea and Andrew  – BREAD

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