Man Hoverboards On The Rooftop Edge Of A 59-Floor Dubai Skyscraper

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The Russian daredevil also performs a headstand dangerously close to the skyscraper’s edge.

Fair warning: If you’re afraid of heights, this video is not for you.

Oleg Cricket, a Russian daredevil popular on the internet for performing death-defying stunts, recently posted a video of himself spinning on a hoverboard on the roof of a skyscraper.

The vertigo-inducing footage shows the man accelerating toward the edge of the 59-floor building in Dubai.

“Scene from my full video, how am I still alive? I don’t know. Maybe I’m immortal,” writes the adrenaline-junkie in an Instagram caption accompanying a snippet from the complete stunt video.

As if the act wasn’t crazy enough, the man also does a headstand, this time around thankfully not too close to the edge.

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In recent months, hoverboards have been linked to several controversial incidents, some of which, unfortunately, resulted in deaths. For instance, in the UAE — where Cricket performed his stunt  a 6-year-old Emirati child was killed by a car in Abu Dhabi last October, while traveling on a hoverboard. 

Later, in January, a Filipino man was killed after the board he was riding hit a lamp post in a public park.

Consequently, the city’s public health and safety authorities banned hoverboards in crowded areas a month later, sidewalks, roads and other public areas. People can now only ride these electric scooters in designated parks that have an allocated space for bicycles.

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But there are no guidelines about people riding hoverboards on top of skyscrapers, otherwise Cricket would’ve been in trouble.

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