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Go Ice Swimming With Russian Paratroopers! (Video)

What could be crazier than that?


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There are things that the majority of people will never do. Parachute jumping is one such thing - you need to be absolutely fearless and daring for that.

But what about swimming in ice-cold water in the middle of winter? It is also a very specific way to entartain yourself. Definitely not for everyone.

<figcaption>Precision craziness</figcaption>
Precision craziness

What if you combine both things to complicate the mission - jump with parachute into the cold water where a hole has been carved out of the ice? Sounds crazy, huh?

And I’m not talking about people with a death wish - on the contrary. It’s about the real pros who have the guts to do such things. Watch yourself how Russian paratroopers go ice swimming from the height of 1500 metres.


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