Jason Varitek, Other Boston Sports Figures Dive Into Ice Bucket Challenge (Videos)

It hasn’t taken long for the #IceBucketChallenge to go viral in the world of Boston sports.

Sports personalities from across the region dunked themselves with a bucket of icy water to show support for ALS awareness. The challenge, created by Boston College baseball players Pete Frates and Pat Quinn, who are battling ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), proves that sometimes┬ápositive things actually can come from social media.

Check out some of those accepting the challenge:

Jason Varitek:

Rajon Rondo:

Gregory Campbell:

Brad Marchand:

Patrice Bergeron:

Milan Lucic:

Torey Krug:

Julian Edelman:

Wally the Green Monster:

Dennis Seidenberg:

Johnny Boychuk:

Tuukka Rask:

Claude Julien:

Adam McQuaid:

Zdeno Chara:

Dougie Hamilton:

Cam Neely:

Ryan Spooner:

Kevan Miller:

Daniel Paille:

David Krejci:

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