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Winter blahs got you down? Try 'Crowboarding'

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With parts of the U.S. engulfed once more in a polar vortex that has brought crippling winter storms to large swaths of the country, it might seem that this winter will never end.

If the snow and ice have cramped your style, you might take cues from a clever crow that has a taste for winter sports.

The bird was filmed on a pitched rooftop in Russia, perched with what looks to be the lid of a mayonnaise jar. He hops into the lid and slides down the side of the roof, flapping his wings to keep his balance. When he reaches the bottom, he does what many of us might do — he heads back up to the top for another run.

The video was posted on YouTube in April of 2012, but it wasn't until a this past December that the crow video became popular. It now has more than 1.8 million views.

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