holy mother of god they're nuts // 12 Sep 2008

This ranks as one of the craziest videos I've ever seen.

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Some of the commenters aren't fans of the couple minute preamble of them suiting up in powder blue and heading to the top of the hill, but I think it's perfect -- it adds a nice sense of ritual to the insanity of what they're doing.

The road they're on is a few miles from where I live -- it's Claremont Avenue, and hey start at the top of the hill at the corner of Claremont and Grizzly Peak Boulevard, and then head straight down to Russell Avenue; that's the Claremont Hotel they zoom past right near the end of both runs.

Here's the Google topo map of the route...

It's absolutely nuts to do that on a skateboard.