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Paddle boarder Darwin Award.

Awesome, first time on a paddle board, he couldn't swim, didn't wear a life vest, and had a spine problem, guaranteed way to get a Darwin, after all what could possibly go wrong...?

Submitted on 06/16/2022

Submitted by: Bob

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Candi said:
Definitely Keep: Darwin Award
The first two pieces of stupid are common, but he also did it with a medical condition that would actively hamper him? What a dolt. Thanks Bob!

Tracy said:
Definitely Toss: Other.
Thanks, but it's behind a paywall, and we use the links to corroborate the story - can you please send us a well-written story, with a link to confirm it - and then we can reference you in the book!

Bruce said:
Definitely Keep: Darwin Award
I had no issue with a paywall and was able to read the full article. Having done so I'm more than willing to vote for this. Thanks, Bob.