Drake embraces winter sports in new "War" video

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      Skiing and snowmobiling just became a lot hipper.

      That's because Drake's newest video appears showcases what Canadians have been doing in the Great White North for generations.

      "War" features a blinding snowstorm, bundled-up men in winter coats and toques, campfires, snowmobiles, and glimpses of scantily dressed women. And no, they don't seem at all troubled by the frosty weather.

      Drizzy even manages to rap while casually skiing down a hill in a balaclava.

      It was directed by Theo Skudra, who's been filming and photographing Drake for years.

      Check out the video below.

      For history buffs, the real Winter War took place in Eastern Finland from November 30, 1939 to March 13, 1940, when brave Finns beat back a Soviet Union.

      Finnish soldiers zipped around on cross-country skis, making mincemeat of their far more heavily armed opponents.

      The Finns also pioneered the use of Molotov cocktails, named after the Soviet foreign minister, by throwing flammable liquids at Soviet tanks.

      By the end of the war, the Soviets suffered 321,000 to 381,000 casualties, compared to just 70,000 for the Finns.