PEOPLE LIKE TO say that Ireland is a backward country. But we were YEARS ahead of the USA in one crucial field: live news reports featuring men falling hilariously on the ice.
It’s taken America until 2014 to execute a really good guy-slipping-on-ice news video.
Philadelphia finally managed it this week, with some exceptionally slippery weather. Good job America!Source: Jake Redfield
Interesting technique – he went forward and plunged face down, rather than taking the arms-windmilling-backwards approach of the RTÉ guy:Source: Cian Curtin
So who did a better job of falling hilariously on the ice?