This guy obviously should have been WATCHING ‘how to’ videos, instead of making one.
This is a classic example of ‘don’t try this at home, kids’.
For several reasons.
Not just because quicksand is inherently dangerous — which it obviously is.
Not just because he didn’t seem to have a spotter with him — in case he got in trouble.
But because whatever hack he’s trying to teach you obviously does NOT work.
Viral video of an anonymous man filming his death raised some red flags for us.
First: how did it ever get found/uploaded.
It seemed fishy.
More importantly: why didn’t he seem a lot more panicky than someone whose life was in imminent danger?
So we did a little digging.
Dude popped up again on the internet.
There are some nasty people in the world.
People who find the idea of quicksand… shall we say… ‘stimulating’.
One blogger said he lives on his parent’s farm.
I now have a new waterproof digital camera. That means that I am now back in business in terms of taking videos of me sinking! 😀 I created an obscure YouTube account, and have begun uploading videos to it, set as Unlisted so it doesn’t show up anywhere…
…unfortunately, I live and help out on my parents’ farm, who don’t know what I am into, and only know that I enjoy going cycling and hiking in the back country…
How would someone REALLY escape from quicksand?
Watch Bear Grylls show us the REAL way to escape from quicksand.
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