August 22, 2014 10:04 AM EDT

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney went were his opponent, President Barack Obama, dared not go and took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge — with a little help from his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan.

Romney accepted the challenge from Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman, Sen. Rob Portman, and Salt Lake City resident Creighton Rider, who suffers from ALS. He nominated his wife Ann Romney and comedian Jason Sudeikis, who played Mitt on SNL.

Are we the only ones who think his hair looked even better after the ice bucket dousing?

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