Many of the greatest video’s of all time begin with ‘Please do not try this at home’, today’s video falls squarely in the middle of this category. John Cooper Works and the Monster Rally have teamed up to perform the impossible, a full backflip in a car, calculated insanity that is truly warning worthy.
Often the statement please do not try this at home is more of a marketing ploy than safety warning but in this case be warned, no normal car is able to backflip and attempting such a feat will only lead to landing on your roof, while shortening your neck considerably, think frightened turtle..
French stuntman and Rally Raid world champion Guerlain Chicherit achieved the impossible stunt, leaping 12 meters straight up into the air, while flipping backwards only to land upright on the far side of a wall of snow.
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Ken Block is the sort of driver that other rally drivers love to hate. After shooting to YouTube stardom with his Gymkhana – extreme driving video’s – then stepping into a rally car in which he now consistently finishes in the top five. Block’s previous life is even more astounding!
The founder of uber-succesful brand DC Shoes, Block is a multidimensional driven bloke who is seemingly unstoppable. There is more to Ken Block than just grinning behind the wheel of an extreme rally car while driving sideways, sideways then more sideways. Ken Blocks story is a tale of the kid from the block working his ass off and making it good. He’d started his first company while he was still in community college and has just never stopped.
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