Have you ever watched Castaway and thought to yourself: If only Tom Hanks had a SUP instead of a volleyball? Well, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch but it would certainly make for quite the plot twist. Apparently, the fine folks living in the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos — a town located on the Greek island of Crete — had the same notion.

But this wasn’t just a harebrained idea, they actually used this castaway-finds-SUP scenario to promote tourism in their picturesque seaside town. And naturally, it’s totally worth watching. Five minutes of pure ridiculousness but the type of madness that you just can’t help but laugh at. But there’s no use in trying to describe this Oscar-worthy performance, you just need to see it for yourself.


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