Parkour runner misses his jump and falls off a high rise rooftop
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One parkour runner missed his jump and fell right off a high rise rooftop.
As adrenaline junkies go, we can all agree that parkour free runners who scale monumental buildings with little more than pure determination and hopeful thinking are an entirely different breed of thrill-seeker.
And this runner proved exactly that after capturing on tape the POV moment when things could have really taken a turn for the worse.
Warning: Video contains content some viewers may find pretty terrifying
Luckily, the bloke survived to tell the tale with the harrowing bodycam footage being subsequently uploaded to YouTube.
In the clip, the parkour runner can be seen walking on the ledge of a very tall building before pacing round a sharp corner and scarily getting caught up in what appear to be electrical wires.
He then totally losing his footing and falls down the side of the building before his quick-fire reflexes kicked in leading him to clutch at the wires for his life as he scrambled up the wall.
The chap fortunately had been going about his antics with a friend who helped him over the ledge to safety and the pair, totally reeling from the whole thing, can then be heard laughing hysterically.
The video has since amassed more than 2.4 million views on the platform with thousands upon thousands of comments.
One YouTube user penned: "I think he finally found that proper adrenaline rush he was looking for."
That's one way of putting it.
"Is anyone else impressed at how strong those wires are?" asked a second. "I guess they both messed up his attempt and saved his life at the same time."
Talk about dual purpose.
A fellow adrenaline junkie chimed in: "As someone who also came close to falling to his death rock climbing, I understand that hysterical laughter at the end when you reach safety."
Another echoed: "As someone who’s slipped off the top of a roof into a pool inches away from the concrete, the laughter is relatable."
"He’s SO lucky his friends were there to save him," pointed out a fifth. "Imagine if he did this alone…"
It's clear the internet couldn't wait to share their reactions to the terrifying trip, with one user advising: "If you want an adrenaline rush, just go to the gym..."
"Really, it’s simple maths!" joked a second. "The more you f**k around, the more you find out!"
A final user claimed: "One thing is for sure, he won't do it again."
Guess we'll have to wait and see for that one.