- Mar 1, 2009
Ex-Top Gear jet kayaker plans to tackle Niagara Falls
Rather than announce what waterfall he might careen from next, Baker is playing his cards close to the vest in an attempt to head off any potential access problems. The world record holder figures he's going to need some kind of aerofoil system to ensure stable flight on the way down from such heights, and landing without crushing his spinal column would be nice, too. Tuning the propulsion system to ensure the kayak escapes the pull of the waterfall's current cleanly is also necessary to try and avoid a watery death. Wonder what Hamster might try to ride over the falls? Top Gear's Icelandic Kayak vs. Tomcat 4x4 segment embedded after the jump.
[Source: The Sunday Times, Photo: Wired]