One hell of a way to go to school...

These kids in Colombia have to slide down a giant rail across a jungle valley to get to school every day!

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1. KikooStyle 2 years ago

Nice shot of adrenaline. Seems a good replacement to a coffee before a boring class.

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2. loadrunner 2 years ago

Holding the brake with one hand , like a boss

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3. Ganjabus 2 years ago

Don't know about anyone else but I would love to do this everyday.

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4. Comment rated too low. Show this comment andriy2991 2 years ago

I don't know, but this is taboo because they risk their lives everyday

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5. Neutral 2 years ago

It says: no one had seriously injured or killed, but I wonder how many of them dropped their brake and lost their tooth on the way down. :S

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6. BalboaCZ 2 years ago

I pay to go on vacation and ride the zip lines in Costa Rica and these kids get to do it everyday!

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7. erg5hp 2 years ago

3:50 why does Claudia have to ride in a bag ?

airsick ?
ugly ?

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8. m_otreborv 2 years ago

The kids risk their lives for school/education... for a better future.

That's dedication.

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9. irishgek 2 years ago

Beats waking up to the smell of petrol and noisy cars !

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10. samxgx 2 years ago

so am i the only one who heared:
live in the tiny village of Los Penis?

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11. imagic 2 years ago

ok,, so that was a hell of a ride down,,,

but how do they get back up ?

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12. SupremeNomNom 2 years ago

That beats the hell out of the majority of fair ground rides these days Oo

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13. loadrunner 2 years ago

#11 they walk a few feet uphill, there are two cables crossing the steep canyon.

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14. Limberg 2 years ago

silly americans... making a drama out of everything

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15. sgtstone5 2 years ago

there isnt enough VODKA in the world to get me on that thing

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16. cyberdevil 2 years ago

I wonder how often they check that cable? :O

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17. s1nn0cence 2 years ago

#10 haha, had to play the video again.. and you're right, at 0:23 the narrator actually says that. What a douche, lol. :D :D

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18. annieaxe 2 years ago

We have a lift truck at work to prune trees and I had a panic attack 30 feet in the air. This is a nightmare.

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19. WildMonkey 2 years ago

Why we as a species allow this?

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20. Marmalady 2 years ago

#7 - little sis travels in the bag because she's not old enough to do it on her own.

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21. herrKarlsson 2 years ago

Safety first! ;) right? :P