Skateboarder Faces Legal Punishment For Exhilarating 70 Mile-Per-Hour Ride On A Public Street

South African authorities are no fun. posted on

1. Speed demon Decio Lourenco raced down a steep road in Cape Town and set off a speed camera as he reached speeds of 70 miles per hour in a 37-mile-per-hour (60 kmh) zone.

Lourenco could now be facing charges of reckless and negligent road behavior, according to The Teleraph. Lourenco said he tried to pick a quiet time of day and that he regularly skates down the same road, but South African authorities argue he could have sparked a massive traffic accident. Considering how amazing this video is, any punishment is still probably worth it.

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