Skating <i>Through</i> the Ice


The Dutch, for whom ice skating is both a tradition and a weapon, know their craft well. This video from Amsterdam shows a man skating over too-thin ice and crashing into the cold water below. He’s one of many Dutchmen enjoying perfect urban skating weather right now.

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Breaking through the ice is no big deal. I suspect that he actually intended to crash (since he’s in a swimsuit) and views crawling out of the wintery waters as, at most, an annoyance rather than a life-threatening emergency. His bow, at the end, shows perfect aplomb.

-via Aaron Starmer

Source: neatorama

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