Jose Garza holds onto his unicorn mask as he plunges into the San Marcos River at Sewell Park on New Year’s Day. Dozens of people joined him in an annual tradition celebrating the 72 degree, crystal clear resource running right through the heart of town. DAILY RECORD PHOTOS BY DENISE CATHEY
Toby Johnson shows off his New Year’s Day outfit of a Christmas sweater and moose patterned shorts before the start of the Plunge into the San Marcos in Sewell Park.
Daniel Sanchez sits on the bank of the river and waits for the countdown to jump in.
Margot Van Zant dries off after getting out of the water.
Dozens of people lined up for the noontime plunge and swim in the 72 degree crystal-clear water.