Photo: Jack Wilkes/LIFE

I guess if Doobybrain.com had a “moment of zen” feature, this would be it. The LIFE archives has a series of slightly peculiar photos of an unnamed elderly man ice skating in Peiping, China. The photographs were taken in February 1946 by Jack Wilkes.

Here’s a couple more of the same old man doing his thing:

Ok, I might as well just tell you to look at all of the related images in any of those links. It’s worth a good laugh.