24/01/2016 06:39 GMT | Updated 24/01/2016 06:59 GMT

Winter Storm Jonas Snow Swimming Has To Be The Bravest, Stupidest Weather Trend Yet

Winter Storm Jonas has thrown the East Coast of America into chaos with tons of snow covering cities, leaving thousands without power.

It's also prompted a rather bizarre, perhaps somewhat foolish, trend whereby people don skimpy swimming outfits and dive headfirst into freezing, fluffy white mounds.

And it looks like serious fun...

View post on

View post on

Everyone's giving it a go...

And there are some seriously heroic efforts

Photo galleryWinter Storm Jonas: 24 January See Gallery


Blizzard Jonas Pummels Eastern United States In A 'Once In A Generation' Storm