Offbeat Video

By Ben Walley


This is the hilarious moment that a biker doesn’t quite make it when he lands his jump.

Andrew Bucknill, 30, sails through the air over his handlebars and slams into the ground.

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Speeding along, he seems to have tipped a bit too far forwards as he comes back down onto the jump.

Andrew, an NHS Manager from London said: “I had never tried a jump that big! They are huge competition size jumps – I have since jumped the jump successfully since though.

“I tried to meet the angle of the jump but hit my front wheel and went over the handlebars – amazingly I wasn’t injured in any way.

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“It was the first time attempting that jump and I wasn’t expecting to go so high- I was terrified!

“I used to ride a bit of bmx but gave up for almost a decade, I tried the olympic park mountain bike track 2 years ago and I was instantly hooked! 

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“Two years later and it has taken over my life completely – I ride as often as I can, usually about two or three times a week.  I can’t imagine life without it.”