Don’t try this at home, or on the road: 8 craziest car surfing attempts caught on camera

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
-Mark Twain

By asking us to lose the fear of death, Mr. Twain clearly wasn’t asking us to disrespect life. But unfortunately, boredom often leads human beings to attempt things they really shouldn’t be attempting.

Car surfing is one such thrill-seeking activity that has become quite a rage over the years. The activity involves riding the exterior of a vehicle, mostly the roof, while it’s in motion.

The dangerous activity can lead to severe injuries, often life-threatening.

Between 1990 and 2008, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 58 instances of car surfing deaths and 41 cases of various injuries due to the thrill-seeking activity.

But none of that is stopping these individuals from doing it all the same. Here are 8 such insane attempts caught on camera.

1. Most drivers are concerned about the traffic. This dude has other ideas.

2. When you’re high on meth, nothing is more enjoyable than car surfing.

3. These teenagers like to play with danger.

4. This guy took it to the next level by actually putting a surfboard on top of the car. It didn’t last long though and he was fortunate to get away without any major damage.

5. A rare example of a successful stunt

6. He’s either a genuine daredevil or genuinely drunk.

7. Yep. This dog fears no one.

8. This Russian probably wants car surfing to be included in the Olympics.

All we can say to these fellas is

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