Kicker – Skiing on the interstate

NICK EICHER, HOST: Well last week was a miserable week for many Texans, but a Houston man decided to make the best of the situation.


That is the sound of Travis McGullam snow skiing…

On Interstate-10

A video posted to his Facebook page shows McGullam holding onto one end of a tow strap, as a friend pulled him along in his truck.

MCGULLAM: Getting kind of cold in the house, lost power ‘bout midnight the morning before and decided—like hey what should we do? And I was looking at these skis sittin’ in my room. Might as well put them to some use!

Snow skiing on a major highway is not the safest thing to do, no matter how light the traffic may be. 

But McGullam said highway skiing was no more dangerous than some of the ski slopes he’s tackled. And he said at least there was no danger of running into a tree. An oncoming car? That’s another thing.

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