You’ve probably stumbled across rowing and tug of war during your life… but how about a hybrid of the two events?

Footage of one such experiment in Poland from 2015 has gone viral again after being picked up by Reddit. Two six-man teams arrived at a swimming pool, crammed into the same boat and proceeded to paddle in opposite directions.

What followed was an absolutely slug-fest, with the boat desperately willed towards the respective ends of the pool during the 16-second battle.

Conclusion? ‘Tug of oar’ looks absolutely superb. Check it out above…