Heart-pounding video footage shows the death-defying moment a daredevil kayaker descends a snow-capped volcano at 62mph (100kmph) before hurtling through a forest and down a waterfall, in scenes distinctly reminiscent of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Red Bull athlete Aniol Serrasolses can be seen on top of Villarrica, one of Chile’s most active volcanoes, enjoying the stunning view from the 9,340ft-tall peak. After soaking up the scenery, he gets into his kayak to make the 15.5-mile (25km) descent.
As soon as the 29-year-old Spaniard tips over the edge, he’s gone like a shot with only his paddle to keep him from veering off course.
Daredevil kayaker Aniol Serrasolses at the top of Villarrica, one of Chile’s most active volcanoes, before starting his stunt
After soaking up the scenery, Serrasolses gets into his kayak to make the 15.5-mile (25km) descent down the volcano
At certain points, he flies through the air as he whizzes off ledges of snow. He then thuds back down and continues to rocket along.
After navigating a good run of snow and rock he enters a wooded area, with trees and other pieces of undergrowth proving to be quite the obstacle course…