Sunday, April 5, 2015

Ice-skating with chainsaws???


Courtesy of Popular Mechanics, we come across this novel method of propelling oneself across the ice.





What I want to know is, what happens if he cuts a little too deeply?  One has visions of the ice separating beneath him, and his feet getting wider and wider apart, until . . .




Peter

6 comments:

Jim said...

A Wile E Coyote moment waiting to happen.

Mark Matis said...

Well, not really. Not with the ice as thick as THAT clearly is. On the other hand, it does have a special "Hey, y'all, watch this!" flavor for those who aspire to replicate this in warmer environs..
}:-]

Graybeard said...

Yeah. I was just going to ask what's the Swedish for, "Hold my beer and watch this!!".

Anonymous said...

I saw that and my immediate thought was, "Darwin Award!"

Jim22 said...

You obviously have not lived where lake ice is so thick you have to add an extension to a three-foot ice auger, have you?

Peter said...

@Jim22: No, very fortunately I haven't!

:-o