Seahawks players Terry Poole and Kristjan Sokoli and assistant coach Tom Cable were part of a team contingent that visited Barrow, Alaska, this week.
Yes, it could be said that on Wednesday Terry Poole jumped into the ocean.
Poole and offensive lineman teammate Kristjan Sokoli as well as offensive line coach Tom Cable were part of a Seahawks contingent who made a trip to Barrow, Alaska, supporting Special Olympics athletes.
Barrow is the northernmost town in the United States and above the Arctic Circle. A press release on the event stats that the highlight of the trip was “a jump in the Arctic Ocean that brought smiles and laughter to community residents.”
A press release further stated that: “Other activities included a community BBQ at Kathy Parker Football Field and games to encourage sportsmanship with Special Olympics Alaska athletes and Barrow youth. The team also explored the Iñupiat Heritage Center and made a home visit with a Barrow family.”
Poole and Sokoli were each part of Seattle’s 2015 draft class.
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