He really was skating on thin ice.
A Dutchman has gone viral for skating on a frozen canal while half-naked — and plunging in after the ice cracked.
In a video seen almost 7 million times on Twitter by Tuesday morning, the unidentified man wore just tight black shorts as he glided across the Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam.
His feet suddenly sank under a section of cracked ice, turning him into a flying Dutchman as he shot forward, crashing through the rest face-first.
Soon, it wasn’t just the ice cracking up but also those watching him, with the clip posted Sunday capturing his audience whooping and laughing as he raised his head to show that he was safe.
The unidentified man wore just tight black shorts as he glided across the Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam.Geertje Odink via Storyful
After initially looking dazed, the skater joked about his “face-plant” — and gave a bow after he was finally pulled