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WATCH: Virginia Man Slips All the Way Down Driveway in Black Ice Viral Video

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    Local Man's Ice-Capade Video Goes Viral

    "I was along for the ride," an Ashburn man said after a video of him slipping on black ice and sliding down his ENTIRE driveway went viral. What’s it like to make the internet laugh over 30 million times? News4’s Pat Collins asks our new, local celebrity. (Published Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018)

    An Ashburn, Virginia man's commute went wrong the moment he stepped onto his driveway ... and took an accidental ice skating trip to his mailbox.

    Tim Besecker, was caught on a home surveillance camera when he took one step onto a black driveway and slipped.

    Tim nearly slid into an impromptu, accidental lunge but managed to save himself from a full tumble. At first. 

    He pushed himself back onto two feet, but his trip wasn't over. Holding his suit jacket and bag in one flailing hand, Tim shakily slipped several yards down the driveway. Then, he crash-landed at the mailbox.

    WATCH: Man Slips Down Entire Driveway in Black Ice Viral Vid

    [DC ONLY! WRC-only Licence] WATCH: Man Slips All the Way Down Driveway in Black Ice Viral Video

    An Ashburn, Virginia man's commute went wrong when he stepped onto his driveway... and took an accidental ice skating trip down his driveway.

    (Published Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018)

    The video shows Tim getting right back up after his Olympic-level performance. 

    Tim's wife, Kelly Besecker, posted the video Tuesday and it quickly went viral. As of Wednesday afternoon, it had been viewed 27 million times on Facebook.

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