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Nothing but shorts and ice: The cold endurance World Record competition

According to Reuters: Chen Kecai and Jin Songhao competed by staying in a glass container filled with ice wearing only a pair of shorts in Zhangjiajie, Hubei province. Jin won the competition with 120 minutes in the container, which outscored Chen's 118 minutes. Chen set the Guinness record for the longest time spent in direct full body contact with ice on March 14, 2010 with 1 hour 48 minutes 21 seconds, local media reported. 

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Medical personnel check the physical conditions of Chen Kecai during a cold endurance competition against Jin Songhao, right, on the Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, Hubei province, Jan. 3. Chen and Jin competed by staying in a glass container filled with ice wearing only a pair of shorts. Jin won the competition with 120 minutes in the container, which outscored Chen's 118 minutes. Chen set the Guinness record for the longest time spent in direct full body contact with ice on March 14, 2010 with 1 hour 48 minutes 21 seconds, local media reported.

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Event personnel assistants help Chen Kecai get out of the glass container during a cold endurance competition against Jin Songhao on the Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, Hubei province, Jan. 3. Chen and Jin competed by staying in a glass container filled with ice wearing only a pair of shorts. Jin won the competition with 120 minutes in the container, which outscored Chen's 118 minutes. Chen set the Guinness record for the longest time spent in direct full body contact with ice on March 14, 2010 with 1 hour 48 minutes 21 seconds, local media reported.

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