Robbie Maddison rides a motorcross bike at Teahupoo because awesome
A super-charged dirt bike and its driver travelling on the surface of island waters.
The Internet is so often clogged with mindless material, from videos of cats falling off benches to people having an embarrassingly bad crack at karaoke on Photobooth. Thankfully, every so often the World Wide Web provides content that literally blows you away! Yesterday was one of those days. In an act nothing short of a miracle our very own motorbike stunt champion Robbie Maddison has managed to travel on water, riding monstrous waves at Teahupoo, Tahiti on his motorcycle…yes his motorcycle!
The 4-minute, utterly gob-smacking clip is the result of two years of planning and training. The majority of this time was spent perfecting the design and concept of the specially-built skis that allow the bike to travel on the surface of the water.
A keen surfer since the age of 8, Robbie has always dreamed of combining his two passions in someway shape or form…and boy has he achieved that! DC Shoes one of Maddison’s major sponsors produced and funded the ‘Pipe Dream’ with their executives saying it was "one of the most ambitious projects they’d ever been involved with". I reckon that has to be the understatement of the year.
DC have done some sort of job on the production with the video impeccably shot, incorporating both drone and GoPro footage accompanied by an awe-inspiring drum score.
Feast your eyes on something I never thought possible...well let's be honest never even thought of til now: