In Russia, They Race...Sex Dolls?

August 10, 2011

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You know what we want to know? How the route for this particular race, which featured dozens of grown men swimming while carrying inflatable sex dolls, was planned. Actually first we want to know who came up with this, and whether alcohol was involved, and secondly we want to know why they still thought it was a good idea when they sobered up. Then we want to know how the route was planned.

To be fair, this display of Russian fratboy tomfoolery lasts, oh, about three minutes: the Vuoksa rapids are fairly large, fairly safe, and fairly quick to get through. But we bet it's a three minutes nobody who sees it will forget.

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