It's surprisingly rough being a mascot these days. Sure, they're the awesome side entertainment at sporting events, but that puts a heck of a lot of pressure on them. Think about it-- mascots are constantly forced to cartwheel on ledges, do backflips in front of thousands of people and just be downright stupid. It can be awful, especially when things go wrong. Cue: mascot fails.

The only thing better than watching a costumed character try to balance on a ledge while doing the 'Macarena' for a full stadium of fans is watching said character commit an epic fail. That's why we've scoped out 10 mascots who have done just that. But don't worry, they're all a-ok. Those costumes have tons of padding. Check 'em out below.