Luger on the loose! Incredible video captures cars being overtaken in Malaysia by extreme sports enthusiast
- Daredevil was spotted riding a street luge board in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
- The rider crosses paths with an approaching vehicle and misses within inches
- Extreme sport involves lying back on a luge board while at exceptional speeds
This is the terrifying moment a daredevil with a death wish was spotted recklessly overtaking a car on a street luge board.
Footage, captured in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, shows the adrenaline junkie lying on his back while riding the street luge board at full speed down a winding road.
As the street luge rider crosses the path of the approaching vehicle, viewers are left open-mouthed as the daredevil comes within inches of being crushed underneath the driver’s wheel.
Footage, captured in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, shows the adrenaline junkie lying on their back while riding a street luge board at full speed down a winding road
The terrifying scenes show the adrenaline junkie coming within inches of an approaching vehicle
The extreme sport enthusiast continues down the winding road in spite of the dangers that are ahead
The unnamed driver of the vehicle that was overtaken wrote on YouTube: ‘I was driving downhill along the winding Seremban-Jelebu road.
‘A guy lying on a speeding skateboard overtook me from my left on a corner.
‘I could not imagine what could happen if he skidded and slid under my wheels.
‘Seconds later, he again overtook the car in front on another curve.’
The extreme gravity-powered sport, also known as land luge or road luge, involves lying back on a street luge board while travelling a exceptional speeds downhill.
The activity was created in Southern California when skateboarders discovered they could travel at faster speeds if they lay down on their boards rather than stand up.
Shocked viewers were seen displaying their horror at the reckless stunt on YouTube.
The video was posted on YouTube by an unnamed driver who wrote: ‘I could not imagine what could happen if he skidded and slid under my wheels’
The extreme sport involves lying back on a street luge board while travelling a exceptional speeds on a road
One user commented: ‘He’s obviously done that before!’
While another wrote: ‘Idiot. Endangering himself and others.’
However in an effort to poke some humour at the daredevil’s stunt one user wrote: ‘Nice aero dynamics, but the commute must be killer on the neck!’