“The last time I went skiing I had to get up at 5:30 in the morning and I knew I couldn’t do that so I slept with my skis on.” -Steven Wright

There’s deadpan delivery then there is the comedy stylings of Steven Wright. While this joke a from 1985 set seems farcical, I’d like to point out that roof rack skiing is a time honored tradition…check out Jan Farrell clocking in at 111mph on top of a BMW at the Circuito del Jarama below:

Here’s real life roof rack skiing:

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