When Snow Meets Swamp - A Texan Twist to Winter Weather

Have you ever watched a video and realized how utterly unprepared you are for the apocalypse?

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While the rest of us Texans are busy slipping and sliding all over the icy roads in our rear-wheel drive light backend pickup trucks, the rascal in the video below is out there going about his business like it is nothing in a dang ol' airboat!


What is that thing?

An airboat is a watercraft usually used in swampy areas that has a flat bottom and uses a huge fan on the back to propel it forward. You can't have a typical boat engine in the swamp due to their shallow natures and the abundance of underwater crap like roots and foliage.

Turns out, it's perfect for skating along the snow and ice as well! Who knew?

The Unlikely Protagonist

A vehicle typically associated with navigating swampy waters and bayous, the airboat stood out like a tropical fish in a frozen pond. With its signature fan propeller and shallow draft, it effortlessly cut through the icy terrain, raising eyebrows and capturing the attention of passersby.

A Memorable Winter Tale

As the snow in Texas begins to melt and life returns to normal, the image of the airboat gliding through snowy streets will undoubtedly be remembered as a quirky and unexpected chapter in Texan winter folklore. It serves as a testament to the adaptability and sense of humor that defines the Lone Star State, where even the most unconventional vehicles find their moment in the spotlight.

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