This is actually a nightmare I've had when it comes to backing things into the water. Illinois reporter Jakob Emerson was doing a stand up near Lake Springfield when he happens to look behind him and sees a 4x4 sinking into the lake. Here's the video from his own Twitter feed. https://twitter.com/JakobEmersonTV/status/1420900887954927616?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1420900887954927616%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.whiskeyriff.com%2F2021%2F08%2F03%2Freporter-captures-hilarious-boat-launch-fail%2F Before we go [...]
We admit, we've tried to do this before on ice. A duck hunter in Oklahoma tried to cross an icy...creek? Pond? It doesn't really matter. The hunter went to great lengths, however, to distribute his weight, to varying degrees of amusement. SPOILER ALERT: he didn't make it.