After their first Grey Cup practice at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan, on Wednesday, several players from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats suffered frostbite from the chilly conditions, according to assistant coach Paul Osbaldiston, via CBC Sports.
The temperature on Wednesday was listed at minus-16 degrees Celsius, or three degrees Fahrenheit, but the wind chill made it feel like minus-28 degrees Celsius, which equals minus-18 degrees Fahrenheit.
Osbaldiston said that the players didn't complain about the conditions; they just kept practicing.
Thursday's conditions aren't expected to be any better. The morning temperature was recorded at minus-21 degrees Celsius, or -5.8 degrees Fahrenheit, with a wind chill of minus-31 degrees Celsius.
It seems like tough practice conditions, but the coaches want the players to be prepared to play in the chilly conditions.
The Tiger-Cats will face the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Sunday.
Hat tip to Deadspin for the find.
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