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Grown man enters giant water balloon and pops it in slow motion

Nothing unusual about this water balloon. Nope.

 

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Internet Culture

Published Jul 22, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 7:42 am CDT

Here’s another video to add to the “Why would you even do that?” files: An adult man squeezing his entire body into a slowly inflating water balloon.

YouTube‘s Slo Mo Guys filmed the ridiculous stunt in a garden, making sure to get high-quality slow-motion footage of the moment when the balloon burst. When you’re presented with the opportunity to buy a human-sized “climb-in balloon,” what else are you going to do?

Incidentally, whenever anyone in a YouTube video asks, “I wonder if you could drown in that?” the answer is invariably yes.

Screengrab via The Slo Mo Guys/YouTube

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*First Published: Jul 22, 2015, 8:53 am CDT