Watch people whiz down this steep Swiss alpine slide

On the toboggan run (rodelbahn) overlooking Oeschinen Lake near Kandersteg, Switzerland, some people go in summer for the breathtaking view. Others go for the speedy thrill. Either way it looks like fun! Read the rest

Oxford cops reprimanded for tobogganing on riot shields

London Oxford cops who used their riot shields for toboggans during the recent, unprecedented snowy weather have been reprimanded by their Superintendent, Andrew Murray, who "reminded them in no uncertain terms that tobogganing on duty, on police equipment and at taxpayers' expense is a very bad idea should they wish to progress under my command."

Hell, I'd rather have them tobogganing on the things than using them to beat up peaceful protesters at Climate Camp.

Police sledge with riot shields

(Thanks, Alice!)

Previously: Wok-tobogganing - Boing Boing Britain's police "descending into obvious madness." Boing Boing Terrified London cops spending millions gathering useless ... Read the rest