Screengrab via The Slow Mo Guys/YouTube

Man inflates and gets inside giant balloon to pop it in slo-mo

Someone had to.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published May 3, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 8:35 pm CDT

Last year, YouTube‘s Slow Mo Guys managed to get a grown man into a giant water balloon so they could pop it in slow motion. It was awesome. Understandably, people have viewed the stunt almost 60 million times.

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Now the boys are back with an even trickier proposition: Get that same guy into a balloon filled with air for another slo-mo popping. Not so easy.

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But somehow, they pulled it off. And it was well worth the ridiculous effort.

There’s nothing more majestic than a British guy hatching from a plastic blue egg.

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Giant balloon pop

Is there any shot as beautiful in all of Terrence Malick‘s work? There is not.

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*First Published: May 3, 2016, 4:07 pm CDT