The 2018 Winter Olympics is going on in full swing in PyeongChang and the athletes are creating new records left, right and center. However, Swiss freestyle skier Fabian Bösch has come up with a new discipline which has left millions amazed on social media with his fitness level and his skill. The Swiss team is trying to dispel the perception that it was stuck with over the years of being a very serious and no-nonsense team with some antics which has taken the internet by storm. In a viral video that was posted by the 20-year-old Fabian Bösch on his Instagram page, he is seen climbing an escalator literally, which has left the netizens in awe.
Fabian Bösch climbs the escalator albeit a little differently from how all of us do, by hanging on to the outside of the moving railing and letting it pick him up and drag him to the top. The video shows him effortlessly hanging on to the railing and eventually climbing over and reaching the top. The video has gone viral on social media and people are floored by his fitness levels and how effortless he made the entire exercise look. Fabian Bösch shared the video with the caption, “After 20 years I still couldn’t figure out how these things work! Am I doing it right?” PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018: Full Game Schedule, Dates, Opening Ceremony Details and How to Watch in India
Watch the unbelievable video of Fabian Bösch here:
Apparently, the video was a prank and it drew giggles from the videographer, Bösch’s teammate Jonas Hunziker and has since garnered around 707,442 views. This is not the only bit of mischief that the freestyle skier Fabian Bösch has done, in an earlier video posted on his social media page, he and Swiss team head coach J.P. Furrer tried their hand at bobsled and mimicked a bobsled team, riding a manual forklift in a South Korean parking garage.
Watch the prank video here:
Twitter has been abuzz with Fabian Bösch’s videos and people took to the micro-blogging site to tweet about it and the Swiss team’s antics. Sample a few tweets below:
The Swiss team having a gala time
Olympic Skier Lindsey Vonn is impressed
Switzerland will be happy to host Lindsey Vonn and Fabian Bösch
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Here is hoping that team Switzerland has a great medal tally at the end of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 as their team looks extremely promising. However, please don’t try these stunts at home as these are professionals whose antics make it look extremely easy but these videos are definitely not a piece of cake.