A Flying Truck

Here we have a spectacular jump made by a crazy truck driver who gets to ramp jump his truck 166 feet (50.6 metres) over a parked B-double. The event took place in Butte, Montana and has got stuntman Gregg Godfrey into the Guinness Book of Records.


Here’s the view from the other side:



Things don’t always go quite so well for Gregg. Here he is in Brisbane, where the attempted loop the loop with a child’s tricycle ends rather painfully for the rider:


In fact, Gregg and the rest of the Nitro Circus crew have put together this collection of clips, some successful but others, spectacular failures. The fail on the intended jump with a Freightliner Century Class shows us just how badly it can all go wrong: