Florida Man Throws 5 Year-Old in Ocean to Teach Him How to Swim
Most Florida Man stories are pretty unbelievable. I wanted to talk about this one specifically because the Florida Man in question doesn't seem malicious, just breathtakingly dumb.
37 year-old John Bloodworth said he was "going to jail for being awesome."
Bloodworth is accused of throwing his 5 year-old into the Atlantic Ocean to "teach him how to swim." While the boy thrashed in the water, Bloodworth did back-flips off the pier.
Bloodworth has been released from jail but charged with child abuse. The boy is safe in his mother's care. The Daytona Beach man was drunk at the time.