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Many of us love to go sledging if the weather is right at Christmas, but this Classics video shows former extreme sports champion Reto Lamm (Switzerland) reaching record-breaking extremes on the snow.
Lamm successfully surfed down an icy bobsleigh run on his snowboard at a terrifying speed of 80km/h (49.7mph) - without falling off - to set a record for the Fastest snowboard on a bobsleigh run.
The skilled professional attempted this incredible title on the set of German TV show “Guinness - Die Show Der Rekorde” back in November 1998, at Königssee, Germany, while an audience watched with bated breath.
His record has remain unchallenged for 17 years.
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