Hear the Otherworldly Sounds of Skating on Thin Ice | National Geographic

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National Geographic : Black ice is recently frozen and can be as thin as 2 inches! Do you think you want to try Nordic or wild ice skating? Make sure to try in groups if you do!

Mr. Sleepy : I love these videos that highlight the uniqueness of the world we live in. Thank you Nat Geo.:)

Esko Carl : “Samples in dubstep song”

Catman Outdoors : Pretty normal sound here in Tennessee where our ponds don't freeze often and when they do it's usually thin ice.

Ghosts Graves : Next video "Hear the unworldly sounds of someone screaming as they fall through thin ice"

kagnomi : Bruh. When he broke the ice to measure it, I thought it was going to crack and take him down with it.

SandMan Jono : WOW !!!!! Incredible sound & very exhilarating experience for the skaters - great videos as always from Nat Geo - thanks :)

OwlyEagles : Barely weighing 100lbs is also a huge factor aswell.

Jiwon Lee : I love NATGEO favorite channel!!

Logan Dougherty : Do you know what skating on thin ice sounds like? A bad idea.

Gogo Louie : At least he's going to die doing what he loves...

♥ Luz ASMR ♥ : This is so relaxing ♥

Ryan M. : On my bucket list

Daniel Duncan : Laser like sounds? Laser emit no sound. Lasers emit no more sound than your lightbulb does. If I was to relate this sound to anything I would relate it to cables swinging high in the air as the wind whips through them. Laser sounds... Yeah, movie lasers.

UltimaPowers : "Thin ice skating is an art and a science." It also seems like a pretty good way to win a Darwin award.

Eddie R : Idk why this was soo satisfying to watch, but it was


Nestor : It's not supported like a dome or an arch... The water is the support, not the sides. The ice is sitting on top of the lake, and the lake supports it and anything on top of the ice. IF it was supported by the sides like a dome or an arch as its said in the video, a simple crack in the ice would destroy the whole section which is not the case..

selig : Sounds like killer whales plotting a kill on unsuspecting seal like creature. Yes I know its a lake. . . . . . . . A lake that Orcas live in boiiii. get himmm.

Linehp _ : The sound of anxiety

P Body : The satisfying sound of high frequency stress fractures... MMM very simillar to loading a bridge cable.

Phriswithaph : Where I'm from this is just called ice skating.. you find a frozen lake and go skating on it. 2 inches is fine, what's the biggie

John Kiene : Every winter as kids we couldn't wait to get on the ice to play hockey... we learned that about 2 inches was just thick enough to get out there... when we all got close to each other the ice would make this sound and we would scatter apart quickly....oh those were good times..

chemicalsweet13 : "skating on super thin ice is both an art and a science" No, it's called being suicidal. It's what happens when you live without exposure to the sun and it's warmth for too long.

Michael van de Top : Atmospheric and satellite data is taken into account along with mathematics...lol. Translation: The night before, he observed the weather was cold, no wind and knew water freezes an inch or two in the duration of a night, and so went skating.

Sakuna Swona Channel : Beautiful nice view.

Tom Foley : If you should go skating On the thin ice of modern life Dragging behind you the silent reproach Of a million tear stained eyes Don't be surprised, when a crack in the ice Appears under your feet You slip out of your depth and out of your mind With your fear flowing out behind you As you claw the thin ice - Roger Waters

ShadoSnakeGames : it's the muto from godzilla xd

Rov Ippi : Not surprised that they’re swedish.. SKÅÅÅÅL

Matheus Reis : The "Laser sounds" are similar to the vocalization and alarm calls of Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops / Aves: Corvidae) from Brazil. In some cases (individual variation), it may be identical!

Hackeronte : I don't know why but I imagined this guy in an post-apocalyptic scenario, skating on this lake, alone.

ThatKidOffYoutube : Me and my mate used to go down to the local pond when it snowed and we threw pebbles and pinecones out onto the ice, and it sounded exactly like this

Gumpy : There's actually a alien under the ice

Razvion : This is something I have never heard of. Earth is so amazing !!!

DJhato : those are some of the best sounds in the world.

Kyle Pollina : I enjoyed the lack of narration in this. Just hearing the lake sounds was all that was needed

Geake Henkie : Daar mut nog een paar centimeter op jong. It giet net oan

효빈 : 👽

SIDA : 1:48 sounds like a huge laser battle

ThePie IsALie : I watched this without sound.... great expierence. 10/10 would watch it without mah earphones again.

ZGX : The ice jiggles at 1:40

RMO BeastGaming : It sounds like a laser gun with a suppressor

crazycowz1234 : *Black ice*

davis aumonier : hey mister youre on thin ice! yeah!

Igli Toci : T H I C C

Magni : Sounds like steel cables snapping

Zachary Hammer : I've never seen ice bend like that! That's super cool

Luna corn : The lake here where i live made the same sound when it was frozen. (No one was on it though)

Fan Jerry : Did you capture the footage from a drone? how did you filter out the prop noises?

tanbrolo : Just watch Star Wars and don't risk dying?