Ah, to be young and dumb. If there's one thing we've learned through our years on this earth, it's that situations that involve towing someone behind a vehicle are usually very, very bad ideas.

Take these Ohio yokels, for example. With plenty of flooded fields to play with, they hitched a line to the back of a pickup truck, put a guy on a wakeboard, and towed him along. This was done in December, when the temperature was a frosty 47 degrees, according to the video's description. Perhaps the young men involved in this video are distant relatives of these Russians.

Before you scroll down for the video, be warned, there's a bit of salty language at the end. Also, don't try this at home. Hop below for the vid.

Country Wakeboarding - 2013 from Chris Lamb on Vimeo.

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      • 1 Year Ago
      "Wait, put this helmet on so you won't look stupid."
      Nate Ellis
      • 1 Year Ago
      I was waiting for the jump over the road to water on the other side!
      • 1 Year Ago
      I did something similar to this in high school. During high water season we tied a rope to a bridge and had an endless wave to surf with knee boards and surf boards....yes knee boards, I lived in a county that makes this video look like it was filmed in a metropolitan area.
      Erik Berge
      • 1 Year Ago
      That was pretty awesome.
      PTC DAWG
      • 1 Year Ago
      Hey y'all watch this!
      • 1 Year Ago
      When I was young we did stupid stuff a lot. Like pulling sleds behind snowmobiles.
      • 1 Year Ago
      25 years ago, while I was away , the naybor kids did this in my front yard pond , w/a 4 wheeler. Rather hard on the landscaping.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Only stupid FORD dirvers would do something this stupid.
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is awesome. Doesn't seem any more dangerous than wakeboarding behind a boat.
      • 1 Year Ago
      Take off the helmet dude. Save us, the public, from your medical bills. Jim
        • 1 Year Ago
        I'm guessing their families are probably capable of paying their medical bills themselves. Wakeboarding isn't exactly a poor kid sport ya know?!
      • 1 Year Ago
      is a 70 year old man the writer of this article?
      • 1 Year Ago
      This is awesome. Don't be such a Debbie Downer.
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