This Rube Goldberg Machine Is Powered by Athletes

    November 12, 2012
    Josh Wolford

Fresh off of dropping a guy from 24 miles up in the stratosphere, Red Bull has now created a pretty incredible human-powered Rube Goldberg device, or according to them, a Kluge. Either way, various athletes from various sports serve as part of the machinery in the video, which features skydiving, biking, skateboarding, hurdling, and drifting.

Check out “The Athlete Machine” below:

Sure, it’s a giant ad for Red Bull – the extremely simple task executed by the complex machine was cracking open some ice to unveil the energy drink. But as far as advertisements go, this one is pretty hard to beat.


Josh Wolford
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