Winter blahs got you down? Try 'Crowboarding' - 13abc.com Toledo (OH) News, Weather and Sports

Winter blahs got you down? Try 'Crowboarding'

Posted: Updated:

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.

Read more on npr.org

  • Top StoriesMore>>

  • Coast Guard searching for missing boat

    Coast Guard searching for missing boat

    Coast Guard searching for missing boat

    Thursday, April 17 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-04-17 12:18:50 GMT
    The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boat with at least three people on board.Officials say they received a report of a 21-foot bath boat that hadn't returned when it was expected.They say the boaters
    The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boat with at least three people on board. Officials say they received a report of a 21-foot bass boat that hadn't returned overnight.
  • Bomb hoax won’t discourage local marathon runners

    Bomb hoax won’t discourage local marathon runners

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:10 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:10:37 GMT
    Boston police have stepped up patrols near the marathon finish line on Wednesday following a bomb hoax. Kevin Edson is facing several charges. He is accused of placing a backpack near the finish line
    "I'm not afraid to go," says Cathy Meier of Findlay. "It never once occurred to me to be afraid to go."
  • Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    Teen faces hearing in mob attack on motorist

    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.
    A 16-year-old Detroit boy is due back in juvenile court on assault and ethnic intimidation charges in the brutal beating of a suburban motorist.

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!