Annually, members of the Ohio University and Athens communities shiver together to brave the near-freezing conditions of Dow Lake at Strouds Run State Park. Their “plunge” raises money for the Special Olympics of Ohio.
Kristen Eberts, Francis Gardler:
Videography, photography and production
Brandon Flayler: Senior Producer
Athens is a mix of eclectic communities - people bound by shared values and place. From the college-aged youth living in a co-op house in town to the secluded culture of people living in the hollers - people create the divergent and funky soul of this place.