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How Red Bull made its crazy athlete-powered contraption

Want to see how Red Bull's Heath Robinson Kluge machine was put together? Of course you do


Remember Red Bull’s crazy Kluge contraption? You know, the one powered by extreme athletes which makes a mad scientist’s lab look relatively tame in comparison? Well now you can see just how much work went into it, thanks to the release of a behind the scenes video.

With 11 athletes, 45 GoPro cams, a 75-person crew and 3,422 hours put into it, the least we can do is watch a sub-ten minute video and appreciate art at its finest. While picking up plenty of tips along the way of course.

[via Gizmodo]

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