Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Vodka + Man + Sheet of Ice = Bad News


I just imagine him singing “Two Turntables and a Microphone” the whole time he is floating out to sea.

Man sets sail on ice sheet with only vodka bottle for company
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Michal Kawolski floating on ice

The 23-year-old was spotted by coastguards as he floated past them off the coast of Gdansk, Poland.

Mr Kawolski had been drinking with friends when, naturally, he decided it would be a good idea to test the strength of the ice that was forming on the shoreline of the Baltic Sea.

One of Mr Kawolski's drinking pals said: 'We dared him to do it and it seemed like a good idea.

'There was a loud crack and then he started to float away.

'We thought it was funny at first but then he started to scream for help.'

The powerful currents pulled him about a kilometre out to sea.  

A rather shaken Mr Kawolski was taken to hospital where he stayed overnight to be treated for hypothermia.

Following the ordeal Mr Kawolski said: 'Well, I won't be doing that again.'

Read more: http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/857377-man-sets-sail-on-ice-sheet-with-only-vodka-bottle-for-company#ixzz1G18yMsZX

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