Yong Chun Kim was in such good shape after being rescued that he didn’t even need hospital treatment. We all know about “mind over matter” and we sauna enthusiasts understand how just thinking about sauna can help us overcome an icy cold situation.
Panic is the quick road to disaster. Yet Yong Chung’s smile in this picture is probably identical to his cold water plunge smile between sauna rounds.
“The 66-year-old also kept moving to stay warm, took cover under a tree at night and dreamed of his wife and being in a sauna.”