A Norwegian daredevil, Eskil Ronningsbakken is known for some pretty crazy stunts. From death-defying one-armed handstands atop massive cliffs to performing aerial acrobatics hanging high int he air underneath a hot-air balloon, he takes his art to the edge.

One of his latest stunts has Eskil blazing down a mountain pass with wet roads at 50mph. Not much of a challenge you might think until you see that he is riding the bike backwards on the handlebars. The road is a steep, twisting decent down Trollstigen Mountain in Norway.

Here is a YouTube video of his ride

Check out his WEBSITE for images and information about his other stunts.

What do you think? Would you do it? Could you?



Photo: Eskil Ronningsbakken via YouTube

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