Video: You can forget your mini-rollercoasters, this point of view luge ride from the Winter Olympics is absolutely terrifying 8 years ago

Video: You can forget your mini-rollercoasters, this point of view luge ride from the Winter Olympics is absolutely terrifying

We'll stick to watching it on TV thanks...

Ever wondered what it would be like to speed down the luge track at the Winter Olympics? Well, thanks to the wonder of modern technology and the fact that some people are ABSOLUTELY MENTAL you need wonder no more.

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Although the footage was originally published in 2012, due to the popularity of the Winter Olympics currently taking place in Sochi, Russia, this point of view clip has exploded in popularity. Matthew Mortenson, the mental man we were hinting at above, attached a GoPro camera to his helmet as he embarked on a whirlwind trip down the official luge track, reaching speeds of approximately 125km/h.

Sweet Lord in heaven, and we thought the rides at Mosney were terrifying.

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No doubt you'll be humming the Jamaican bobsleigh's official theme tune the entire way down the track. Or, like JOE, you'll just be screaming.

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Constantly screaming and crying.

Thankfully, he didn't end up like these poor battered Brazilian guys.