Red Bull viral video clip of extreme Rube Goldberg machine

Posted at 9:55 PM, Nov 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-18 21:55:33-05

Have you seen this new viral Red Bull video called “The Athlete Machine”?

It was created by Syyn Labs and features elite, amazing athletes, starting with skydiver Sean McCormack dropping from a helicopter.

The outdoor set is one giant Rube Goldberg machine and the athlete’s tricks propel the next interaction and series of movement. 

Rolling Stone reports that the set took a 24-person crew to build, including NASA engineers and Disney theme park vets. They spent three weeks on the project, which in its completion, sprawls over eight acres.

Click the video, it’s a fascinating watch.

Read more about the backstroy of the Red Bull Rube Goldberg machine here: