Back in the day, seems it was only daredevil Evel Knievel acting crazy and jumping over things, doing so while riding a motorcycle. Cars, buses, fountains, canyons -- some jumps were successful, some went splat.
Nowadays, all kinds of extreme and action sports enthusiasts are jumping over everything. For instance, there was kite surfer Jake Scrace jumping over a pier and some BMXer jumping over a moving ramp (which didn’t turn out so good).
So it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that the latest to achieve Internet attention is a snowboarder who jumped over a moving train. Yes, a moving train. Why not?
Actually, it’s been done before -- 20 years ago by Temple Cummins and Andy Hetzel. The latest achievement was by snowboarder Trevor Jacob, who provides 1 minute, 17 seconds of YouTube entertainment by jumping the “legendary train gap” near Lake Tahoe. Enjoy...
Sweet. But next time, how about a Board Slide off the roof of the boxcar?
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