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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Today in Russians Do the Ca-raziest Things!

Posted by on Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM

Beyond the link at the bottom of this here post is a video of two Russians from Dombay who jumped into a Zorb and daringly rolled it down a mountain. What is a a Zorb, you ask? Well it's a transparent ball big enough to fit humans in it. One of the Ruskies died when it ran off course and down the real-mountain part of the mountain. Now I know how my childhood hamster Weezy felt!

See the Zorbalanche here.


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emor 1
Hahaha, hilarious fatality.
Posted by emor on January 10, 2013 at 10:57 AM · Report this
Agent Michael Scarn 2
Posted by Agent Michael Scarn on January 10, 2013 at 11:17 AM · Report this
Theodore Gorath 3
Russians love vodka and dying in large numbers.

History proves it.
Posted by Theodore Gorath on January 10, 2013 at 11:19 AM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 4
During the rectification of the Vuldrini, the traveler came as a large and moving Torg! Then, during the third reconciliation of the last of the McKetrick supplicants, they chose a new form for him: that of a giant Slor! Many Shuvs and Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of the Slor that day, I can tell you!
Posted by Urgutha Forka on January 10, 2013 at 11:28 AM · Report this
Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In 5
One died, the other is still in the hospital.
Posted by Some Old Nobodaddy Logged In on January 10, 2013 at 11:28 AM · Report this
vavavarooooom 6
Wow that is a super funny story about someone who died. What the fuck is wrong with you guys?
Posted by vavavarooooom on January 10, 2013 at 11:52 AM · Report this
Grant - seriously? One dead, one injured, posted for a laugh?…
Posted by John Galt on January 10, 2013 at 11:59 AM · Report this
@6, we haven't got a stick up our asses?
Posted by GermanSausage on January 10, 2013 at 12:36 PM · Report this
you had a chance to write "czar-asiest" things and didn't take it
Posted by Yakov on January 10, 2013 at 12:44 PM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 10

Actually the technology was invented in New Zealand and these are installed all over the world.

Some of the caveats are that they should only roll on a segregated and gently sloping track that is bounded by guard rails.

In that video, for example, before the main tragedy, it looks as if some of the people skiing, or walking down the track were about to get bowled over by the Zorb!!
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe on January 10, 2013 at 2:03 PM · Report this
Max Solomon 11
Did they think it was going to stop once it reached the saddle? Sad.
Posted by Max Solomon on January 10, 2013 at 2:51 PM · Report this
That Zorb is "translucent" not "transparent." Seems like those two words have blended into one meaning these days, but they do not mean the same thing.
Posted by rabbitbrush on January 10, 2013 at 2:53 PM · Report this
Lew Siffer 13
You guys need to have your intern on Reddit, you're always posting shit 2 days late.
Posted by Lew Siffer on January 10, 2013 at 4:17 PM · Report this

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