Sunday, November 1

Bogotá

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Biker shares epic GoPro footage of him winning the world’s longest downhill race

Riding a bike down lots of stairs is not just scary, it’s a sport!The longest downhill race in the world is Red Bull’s Monserrate Cerro Abajo in Bogotá. Czech pro mountain biker Tomas Slavik was crowned the competition’s champion. In the race, 40 riders from 11 countries sped down the 1,605-step path. Guinness World Records dubbed the 1.5-mile race the longest of its kind. Red Bull captured GoPro footage from Slavik’s point of view and it’s intense.The video shows Slavik speeding down the cobbled path and zooming past workers and photographers standing on the sidelines. The twisty, winding race includes several jump ramps that really upped the intensity. Slavik completed the course in 4 minutes and 42 seconds to snag the ultimate prize.  “All the gu...