When we carried the story last month of Robbie Maddison riding his motorbike across the wave at Teahupoo in Tahiti, a few of our followers questioned the authenticity of the video in question, in fact some thought it was indeed a Pipe Dream. There were some who said it was simply impossible, or that there had been some clever camera trickery in action, but todays featured behind the scenes video, reveals that Robbie’s motorbike wave riding was in fact very real.
The Sony Action Cam video also reveals the motorbike in question was fitted with paddle tyres, skis and air bags to help it float when Robbie inevitably wiped out. Kitted out in full Moto X protective gear, the clip shows Robbie, taking a few spills as he struggles to find the right speed to plane across the water until he finally has enough control to even ride straight onto a boat!
You can find the revealing video below and we would love to hear if you are a believer or still have some doubts or conspiracy theories to Robbie Maddison’s motorbike wave riding?