The spring will soon start to melt the ice on our lakes. That won’t stop some people from over-estimating the thickness and plunging through into the freezing water.
In this video, Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht – a thermophysiologist and professor at the University of Manitoba – provides tips on how to survive after falling into icy cold water. Watch through until you come to the section about freezing yourself to the ice!
You never know when the information in this video will prove useful, whether it’s the information about hypothermia, or how to hang on when you lose the strength to kick yourself out.