World of Sport

Biker’s terrifying mountain run

World of Sport

A cyclist's video of a terrifying downhill run has made him famous across the internet.

Peruvian rider Alejandro Paz posted footage of himself barrelling along a narrow, boulder-strewn footpath along a mountainside at blistering speeds.

The rider appears to be heading for disaster at any moment, yet somehow hangs on and stays upright despite the brutal terrain.

Given the speed he was travelling at and the size of the boulders in his way - which had been washed across the path by a recent landslide - the resulting video makes for thrilling, and slightly terrifying, viewing:

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