Police Slam Video Of Skateboarding Down Brynderwyn Ranges

Publish Date
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 8:20AM

A senior Northland policeman has deemed a high speed downhill ride by an unidentified rider on dangerous stretch of State Highway 1 in Northland "an act of stupidity", though it may not be illegal.

In the video posted last month by Matt Boortman on YouTube called Bombing Brynderwyn Ranges - Skate - Die!, the skateboarder stays in his own lane heading downhill on the southern side of the Brynderwyn Hills. He drifts close to the double yellow lines and is at times close enough to reach out and touch oncoming traffic. The oncoming traffic includes cars, four-wheel drives, campervans and truck and trailer units.

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