Planking is the practice - some might call it an art - of lying with wooden rigidity in a prone position in random odd places, then posting photographs of same on the Internet. A representative sampling may be found here. (Some of these have gotta be Photoshopped... seriously!)
As befits anything with even a peripheral connection to the Internet, the planking phenomenon has spread well beyond the borders of Australia. Hell, even bloggers I know are doing it. Good Gawd!
And thus, it was only a matter of time before Yours Truly got involved... for there is no Dopey Activity I’m completely unwilling to consider.
Presented for your consideration, two Planks à la mode d’Elisson, shot at Huntington Beach last week. The first one is pretty straightforward:
The second one, however, is a bit more tricky...
Stupid? Of course it is... and careless planking has thus far resulted in at least one death, that of a man who attempted planking on the balcony of a high-rise. It just goes to show the lengths to which some people will go for their
Have you planked today?