People get nude in Brunswick County in hopes to break a record

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Thousands of people nationwide tried to set the world record for skinny dipping Saturday.

Close to 250 people jumped in the pool or pond at Whispering Pines Nudist Resort and Campground in Brunswick County in an effort to help set the record.

The resort is located in Ocean Isle Beach, and one visitor said he hopes more than a just a record will come from this event.

"I hope this good public relations nudism is getting today might open up some clothing optional beaches along the coast," said nudist Art Johnson.  "They have them in Florida, Hawaii, New York and the Mediterranean."

According to officials at Whispering Pines, it will take several weeks for Guinness to determine how many people skinny dipped around the United States Saturday.

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