Riding the Wall of Death

Riding the Wall of Death


(engine revving) (carnival music) – The first ride is
the straight-wall ride. The second act is our go-kart. So it’s four wheels this time. Third act, it’s riding one
of these lovely ladies. And we do hands-off,
standing up hands-off, sitting on the side, standing on the side, a whole array of acts. It’s an experience you can’t compare anything in the world to. I’m Kerri Cameron and
I’m a Wall of Death rider and I ride for Luke Fox’s
original Wall of Death. – See the Hell Riders race this afternoon. We’ll take you way back in time. Back to the late 1920’s … – I started riding the Wall
of Death by pure accident. (somber music) I used to work with horses … And unfortunately, where I was
working the place shut down. So naturally, we went to the job center and I just typed in horse
rider into the search engine and Wall of Death rider came up. And I went down to the yard
and they had the wall built up. I knew there and then that was it. (suspenseful music) You do get very dizzy when
you first learn to ride because you’ve got to
build your stamina up to the dizziness. (child screams in delight) You have to be going at least
30 mile an hour to stay on otherwise gravity will
just whip you straight off. It’s a mixture of three things, so balance, speed and
obviously a bit of stamina. Just lifting your arm up to wave goodbye to the audience is quite a feat. – Ladies and gentlemen … Kerri Cameron. (cheers) (carnival music) – It is a good feeling
being a female rider in this masculine environment. It gives me a great buzz
because a lot of people, when they see you walk into the wall, they just think you’re a
bit of flash, you know. But as soon as they see
you get on the bike, you can hear like murmurs saying “Oh, there’s a girl on a motorbike.” See all their faces light up. And then after the show, all
the girls they’re all like wow, you’ve got bigger balls
than most of the men. (laughs) But it’s great to know that
they’re looking at you thinking well if you can do it, then so can I.

100 thoughts on “Riding the Wall of Death

  1. Saw these guys recently, what an awesome show, old school bikes, wooden wall and proper period atmosphere, a real blast from the past!😁👍😁👌

  2. Come to India there are actual car on wall of death,four at the same time along with
    bikes😀😁😁😂😂😂😂😂😂

  3. saw you at the car fest south kerri.very good show .very pritty girl doing a very brave thing amazeing.freedom

  4. Why do they have to make it about gender issues? No one thinks women are less capable of riding a motorbike than men. What is this?

  5. Can't you do ONE story involving a woman WITHOUT pulling this gender BULLSHIT?!?!?

    Thumbs down. And every clip which brings up this useless shit which you no doubt put into the protagonist's mouth.

  6. How do women have balls? Looks like a woman is not getting a man ever. Plus even the person with the best eye vision would be able to see those noobs.

  7. I knew there would be a part of the video where she would mention females for no reason but to be annoying

  8. Lucky enough to see her a few times now you can't take your eyes off her incredible lady and absolutely gorgeous, what a show !

  9. i have a buddy who does this in lahore,pakistan . not professionally but for fun . they have these walla at a place in lahore where people can do this and super busy,crazy and fun . ill try to get a video next time and share it on youtube .

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