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November 23, 2007

Extreme sports ...

One of the manifestations of youth seeking dangerous activities in defiance of attempts to wrap them in cotton wool must be the occassional outbreaks of "train surfing". This has recently been highlighted again in South Africa following a couple of tragic accidents - and it is a few years now since this was last done in the UK, but I'm betting it will happen again soon. After all, it's dangerous, it cocks a snook at authority and - if you get away with it - you're an instant hero.

One of my favourite cartoons comes from South Africa and Madam and Eve have had a week of cartoons on - you guessed it - Township Train Surfing. The championships, complete with TV coverage and commentators .....

Posted by The Gray Monk at November 23, 2007 12:35 PM

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That's a new one to me... but then I never lived next to a railroad track. Wow.

Posted by: vw bug at November 23, 2007 11:41 AM