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>>

  • TPS delays the start of Head Start

    TPS delays the start of Head Start

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:47:42 GMT
    Today was supposed to be the first day of school for all Toledo Head Start students but hundreds of students had to stay at home.
    Today was supposed to be the first day of school for all Toledo Head Start students but hundreds of students had to stay at home.
  • Cedar Point announces Mantis is out October 19th

    Cedar Point announces Mantis is out October 19th

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:48:20 GMT
    Cedar Point has announced that the Mantis Roller Coaster is shutting down.
    Cedar Point has announced that the Mantis Roller Coaster is shutting down.
  • Samaria road nearly finished in Monroe County

    Samaria road nearly finished in Monroe County

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:45:11 GMT
    Over the state line in Monroe County, 6 months made a world of difference in terms of road conditions.This winter, cars could barely get down streets, like Samaria. But today, it's smooth sailing as the nearly $5 million dollar project nears completion."I think it's great," Nick Koepke, who lives on Samaria said.Not only does he call the street home, it's also where he does business.He says the potholes causes a lot of headaches over the years."It was terrible," he told 13abc. "There were spo...
    Over the state line in Monroe County, 6 months made a world of difference in terms of road conditions.This winter, cars could barely get down streets, like Samaria. But today, it's smooth sailing as the nearly $5 million dollar project nears completion."I think it's great," Nick Koepke, who lives on Samaria said.Not only does he call the street home, it's also where he does business.He says the potholes causes a lot of headaches over the years."It was terrible," he told 13abc. "There were spo...

Area Events Calendar

See It, Shoot It, Send It!