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Photographer to Justin Trudeau shows off icy winter running beard

You know winter running has arrived when icy winter beard photos start surfacing on social media

Adam Scotti


Adam Scotti, the photographer to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is an avid runner.

Even in cold weather, he gets out for a run in the nation’s capital. On Dec. 30, Scotti, the man behind the camera on the prime minister’s team, shared a photo of his icy beard showing the effects of a winter run. With the wind, temperatures felt like -30 C that day, according to the CBC.

“Winter running in Ottawa – today was the warmest it has been in a few days at -18 C,” he captioned his photo, a selfie, complete with a frosty beard, icicles and a partially-frozen Canada toque, on Instagram. The area was under an extreme cold warning.

“Get out and enjoy winter, only way to make it through,” he added on Twitter. “Anything above 0 C is shorts weather for us,” he commented in a reply to an Instagram user, one of his 14,500 followers on the photo-sharing platform.

Trudeau spent Dec. 30, among other days towards the end of 2017, in Lake Louise, Alta., according to the Prime Minister’s office.