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Thrill-seeker SKIS along a snow-covered London street – towed behind a Mercedes van 

Now that’s off piste! Thrill-seeker SKIS along a snow-covered London street – towed behind a Mercedes van

  • Man seeing skiing down road in Northolt, Middlesex, being pulled along by a van
  • Carly Gayford, 34, was out playing with her daughter when she spotted him
  • London shivered in -3C temperatures and received snowfall over the weekend

This is the hilarious moment a skier was spotted sliding along the snowy streets of London.

The funny video was captured by a mother as she filmed her daughter playing in the snow that fell over the weekend.

While London was not as lucky as the rest of the country in its share of snowfall, shivering -3C temperatures on Sunday did help some of the white stuff settle in Northolt, north of the capital.

In the footage taken on a residential street in the town, children are seen enjoying themselves playing on the snowy fields.

A man has been spotted skiing down a snow-covered road in Northolt, Middlesex, while being pulled on a rope by a van

A Mercedes van then pulls by, quickly followed a man wearing skis and wearing a warm wintry outfit.

The unidentified skier appears to be holding on to a rope that’s attached to the back of the vehicle similar to that of a water ski. 

Carly Gayford, 34, from Northolt, Middlesex, captured the bizarre moment while out enjoying the snow.

The unidentified skier appears to be holding on to a rope that's attached to the back of the vehicle similar to that of a water ski

The unidentified skier appears to be holding on to a rope that’s attached to the back of the vehicle similar to that of a water ski

She said: ‘We were out playing in the snow, having lots of fun!’

‘I was with my daughter, then a van went past with a man on skis riding along on the back.

Carly Gayford, 34 (pictured), from Northolt, Middlesex, captured the bizarre moment while out enjoying the snow

Carly Gayford, 34 (pictured), from Northolt, Middlesex, captured the bizarre moment while out enjoying the snow

‘We heard lots of laughter and then saw why, we were very surprised and shocked but then we just couldn’t stop laughing!’

Parts of Britain could see even more snow later this week, while milder weather in other areas as renewed flooding misery with gales and a week-long deluge of heavy rain expected. 

The snowfall over the past few days has been the greatest for two years.

Snow depths reached 6.3in (16cm) at Wittering in Lincolnshire on Sunday, and 3in (7.6cm) was recorded in Warwickshire and Bedfordshire the same day.

Up to 2in (5cm) of snow was recorded further west, in Powys, Shropshire, Gloucestershire. and Somerset.

There were less impressive flurries in London, with 0.4in (1cm) at Heathrow Airport.

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