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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+45 1. KikooStyle commented 7 years ago

Nice shot of adrenaline. Seems a good replacement to a coffee before a boring class.
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+39 2. loadrunner commented 7 years ago

Holding the brake with one hand , like a boss
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+33 3. Ganjabus commented 7 years ago

Don't know about anyone else but I would love to do this everyday.
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-18 4. andriy2991 commented 7 years ago

I don't know, but this is taboo because they risk their lives everyday
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+13 5. Neutral commented 7 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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+7 6. BalboaCZ commented 7 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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+19 7. erg5hp commented 7 years ago

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

airsick ?
ugly ?
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+7 8. m_otreborv commented 7 years ago

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

That's dedication.
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+6 9. irishgek commented 7 years ago

Beats waking up to the smell of petrol and noisy cars !
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+4 10. samxgx commented 7 years ago

so am i the only one who heared:
live in the tiny village of Los Penis?
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-2 11. imagic commented 7 years ago

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

but how do they get back up ?
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+3 12. SupremeNomNom commented 7 years ago

That beats the hell out of the majority of fair ground rides these days Oo
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+6 13. loadrunner commented 7 years ago

#11 they walk a few feet uphill, there are two cables crossing the steep canyon.
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+8 14. Limberg commented 7 years ago

silly americans... making a drama out of everything
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+2 15. sgtstone5 commented 7 years ago

there isnt enough VODKA in the world to get me on that thing
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+5 16. cyberdevil commented 7 years ago

I wonder how often they check that cable? :O
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-3 17. s1nn0cence commented 7 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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+3 18. annieaxe commented 7 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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+1 19. WildMonkey commented 7 years ago

Why we as a species allow this?
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+3 20. Marmalady commented 7 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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+3 21. herrKarlsson commented 7 years ago

Safety first! ;) right? :P
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+1 22. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

Brave people.
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0 23. buckleg08 commented 250 days ago

is it still usable today?8-)
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0 24. Judge-Jake commented 250 days ago

You wouldn't believe it unless you saw it would you?