25/05/2012 11:39 BST | Updated 25/05/2012 11:45 BST

YouTube Fail: Brazilian Swimming Pool Tightrope Accident Not What You Expect (VIDEO)

It's hot in the UK right now.

It's also hot in Brazil – and you might as well play around in the swimming pool when it's hot.

You know how it is: hot weather, blazing sun, slightly too short shorts, a tightrope, a video camera and a swimming pool is a recipe for an excellent afternoon.

Which is, of course, what this trio of Brazilians were expecting before causing an unfortunate accident. You might expect a mere groin-grabbingly painful slip - or a running-by-the-pool faceplant - but certainly not what happens next.

Watch in sheer amazement as the three men somehow manage to wreak havoc and destruction on their swimming pool, rendering them speechless and only able to stand and gawp in disbelief at the mess they make... And then when you're done, check out some more classic fails below: