Oct 11, 2011
My gut tells me this is fake viral marketing, but it seems it’s legit. Also, insaneâ€¦
Here’s Adventure Journal‘s reportâ€¦
Evan van der Spuy of Team Jeep South Africa was justâ€¦ridingâ€¦along in a race at Albert Falls Dam in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, when he got blindsided by a red hartbeest. These large antelopes can weigh up to 330 pounds and stand almost five feet at the shoulders. Their top speed is around 40 mphâ€¦300 pounds at 40 mph, itâ€™s no wonder van der Spuyâ€™s helmet shattered and he ended up in the hospital, fortunately with nothing more than a stiff neck.
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