Extreme Roller Skates on a Roller Coaster
roller blade Dirk Auer sets a new world record – by in-line skating
down a roller coaster- after he race down a roller coaster at the speed
of 90km/h (56mph). The 36 year old roller decide to do something
impossible which no one had ever done by skating down a 860 metre track
in a minute.
By wearing a special designed
in-line skates the German made the attempt on the Mammoth roller coaster
at the Trips Drill theme park in Stuttgart, Germany. It was a very
dangerous stunt and the Dirk Auer shows no fear and skate down theroller
coaster. It took him 2 months and 110 hours of work to produce the
special designed in-line skates.
He said: “Since I was a kid,
I’ve always had a fascination with downhill and speed – it’s probably
why I like luge. To me it seemed like a no-brainer to invent a sport
that brings together ice and speed in a new way – Downhill Ice Skating.
While I’ve yet to see that sport on the docket of the Olympic games”.
36-year-old admitted he had placed his life at risk by performing the
daredevil stunt. “This was a very dangerous stunt because there were so
many factors to consider. The roller caster is wooden and so unlike
rides made from iron and steel there was always a chance of the odd nail
or screw that would not be entirely flat, ” he said.
Auer, from Gross-Gerau near Frankfurt, is considered to be the most
extreme in-line skater in the world. He already holds the world record
for reaching speeds of 190 mph as he was dragged along behind a Porsche
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