Yahoo! editors have selected this video as a favorite of 2012. The original video surfaced in October and eventually earned 22 million YouTube views.
The Trending Now team would never recommend that you go out and film yourself involved in a risky stunt. Let's just make that clear. However, it's our job to keep you up to speed with the latest viral videos on the Web, and today's viral clip just happens to involve a stunt gone wrong.
In the video titled "Catch the Ice Dude," a young German man in freezing weather plans to cannonball into a pool that he believes is covered by a thin sheet of ice. Unfortunately, things do not go as planned. The young man jumps and then lands hard on his back instead of crashing through the ice and into water. What he thought was a thin layer appears to be much thicker than he imagined, and it does not break. He slides across the ice in agony --both pain and embarrassment -- and lies there for a few moments. He and his friend who is recording the video,Read More »from Icy Pool Jump Video Skyrockets to Viral Infamy