VIDEO: Downhill Faceplant Scorpion Crash 20

If he had 29-inch wheels he woulda pulled it. *You're doing it wrong* taken to a whole new level.

Credit: Anthony Redon
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  • Uncle Cliffy

    3/27/2013 7:20 PM

    So violent.

  • erwinmruiz

    3/26/2013 11:51 PM

    2 cookies for this guy

  • frdh

    3/26/2013 7:27 PM

    and this is why you wear a leatt

  • Scott_Townes

    3/26/2013 8:40 PM

    Seeing how this is an insanely rare event on top of the guy being completely fine, I'd say this is hardly a showcase as to why Leatt braces are a good investment although most of us know that it is added protection... yadda?

  • Varaxis

    3/26/2013 9:10 PM

    Looked like he had really strong neck muscles. First time I've seen someone do a handspring using the visor of their helmet and their neck, that or his clipless pedals and the forward momentum of the bike...

  • frdh

    3/26/2013 10:06 PM

    I would consider him lucky. I don't think the guy needs to break his neck for it to be a proper showcase of why you should buy a Leatt? Going over the bars onto your head (regardless of destroying your wheel) is not a rare event especially if you are racing clipped in.

  • erik saunders

    3/28/2013 11:11 AM

    i saw a guy walk away from a broken neck... leatts are so easy to wear, i figure why not wear it?

  • GnarHuck

    3/26/2013 5:51 PM

    pause at 2 seconds you can see his wheel completly gave away

  • esteban.zimmermann

    3/26/2013 10:49 PM

    reckon a 29er would have done the same.

  • Varaxis

    3/26/2013 11:36 PM

    pause at 12 seconds you see can that guy in the safety jacket telling him ________


    3/26/2013 4:46 PM

    So awesome how he flips over and then just chills out for a second.

  • SpokeApparel

    3/27/2013 12:12 PM

    a concussion will make you chill out for a second. surprised he could walk away steady. glad he was OK.

  • Varaxis

    3/26/2013 4:42 PM

    Hello Mavic, is wheel implosion from riding over roots covered under your warranty?

  • Smutok

    3/26/2013 4:22 PM

    A 29er woulda made

  • sebadesan

    3/26/2013 4:08 PM

    wrong bike to do that!!!!!!!

  • bstens

    3/26/2013 3:43 PM

    sometimes being ultra-cool-trailbike-guy doesn't pay off.

  • jeffrey.powless.3

    3/26/2013 3:21 PM


  • jrcd

    3/26/2013 3:16 PM

    that is my nightmare

  • OCsponger587

    3/26/2013 3:00 PM

    yeti sb66

  • JMHV

    3/26/2013 2:57 PM

    Actually, he would have because he would have cleared the whole set.

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