This video of swimmers practicing in the snow is making a splash

This is how the Georgia Tech swim team decided to spend their time after some icy weather forced the cancellation of a meet in Virginia.

Braving the freezing conditions, the athletes - Aidan Pastel, Matt Casillas, Colt Williamson and Brad Oberg - abandoned their hotel to perform their respective swim strokes.

The video, posted on their Facebook page a few days ago, has garnered more than 12 million views.

You wouldn't want to do a belly-flop in those conditions.


If you can't see the Facebook post above, click here.

Pastel, who posted the clip online, said the footage has brought massive attention, telling the campus newspaper: "I had to re-charge my phone three times because of all the notifications I was getting."

By Peter Towe

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