Some challenges in life never get old no matter how much you try them. Like attempting to chase down and illegally kidnap your neighbour’s cat for example, or spinning around a bunch of times and then trying to do shit that usually requires concentration.
Indeed, attempting and failing to accomplish a task while ridiculously dizzy has become a cornerstone of British society. Whether it goes down during a house party, when you’re driving your car or even when you’re out on the trails, it’s a challenge that very few folk can ever bring themselves to ignore.
Of course, it goes without saying that it almost always ends badly. No matter how stupid you think someone looks while trying it, and no matter how talented you think you are, there’s a good chance you’d look even worse in the dizzy driving seat.
Despite the warning signs dating way back to 1492 though, when Christopher Columbus spun round 15 times, tried to sail a boat in a straight line and accidentally discovered America, these mountain bikers thought it’d be a good idea to assess their skills and balance by giving it a shot.
It didn’t exactly go to plan for the riders…. And that’s more than a little bit of an understatement: