Tue 21 Jul, 2009 07:25 am
An adrenaline junkie has taken in-line skating to new heights and set a new world record after racing down a roller coaster at speeds of 56mph.
Dirk Auer decided to go where no sane man or woman had gone before and skated down an 860 metre track in just over a minute.
Wearing specially designed in-line skates, the German made the attempt on the Mammoth roller coaster at the Trips Drill theme park in Stuttgart.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1201105/What-scream-Adrenaline-junkie-skates-860-metre-roller-coaster--just-60-seconds.html#ixzz0LtrZSSQn
Now I like roller coasters, but I dont have the nerve to try something like this.
It wasn't quite as daring as the picture in my mind. Still, I would not consider such a thing.