Along with SnowBlades and the often extortionate prices in resorts, ski lifts are pretty much top of a lot of people’s list of pet hates. You’d have thought that, by now, some boffin or other would have invented a new way of getting up the hill.
Alas not. For now at least we’re stuck in a cant live with ’em, can’t live without ’em kind of relationship with lifts.
However, these precarious beasts are not without their uses. Aside from the obvious dragging us up to the white stuff, they also furnish us with stacks of brilliant fail videos ever single season. Here are eleven of our all-time favourites.
What the flip…?
It’s hard to tell what exactly what’s gone wrong here. What’s for certain, though, is that something definitely does.
About four five seconds in, our shirtless hero gets catapulted into the air, does a cartwheel, and gets ceremoniously dumped back to the ground, with the T-bar swinging away in the background.