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Indian Army Captain Shivam Singh rode 127 meters through a tunnel of fire on army grounds in Bengaluru to set a new world record.
The Army Stunt Group, Tornadoes, is a motorcycle demonstration team of the Indian Army Logistics Branch – Army Service Corps.
After the daring stunt, the scene shows Captain Singh on fire as he exits the tunnel as his colleagues rush towards him to put out the flames.
He suffered minor burns but was taken to the hospital by ambulance after the trip ended, Times Now News reports.
The motorcycle was destroyed in a fire.
Daredevil motorbike rider engulfed in flames as record-breaking 140-yard tunnel of fire stunt almost ends in disaster
— The US Sun (@TheSunUS) November 10, 2020
It is believed that Captain Singh wore a fire retardant suit to protect the firefighters.
The official report of the Ministry of Defense in Bangalore contained a record video of the road on which the brave motorcyclist enters the tunnel while being set on fire.
The previous record for the longest trip through a fire tunnel was 120.7 meters, set by South Africans Enrico Schoeman and André de Kock in 2014.
This is not the first world record set for tornadoes by the Indian Army.
In 2017, the stunt group set a new world record after 58 men traveled on a single motorcycle.
Dressed in the colors of the Indian flag, the men lined up on either side of the moving 500cc Royal Enfield and traveled 1.2 km to Yelahanka Air Base in Bangalore.
According to local media, the stunt was performed for the Guinness Book of Records, the Limca Book of Records and the Unique World Records.
It took the team three tries to complete the stunt after six months of training.
The Tornadoes team was founded in 1982 and the team’s name is synonymous with the record stunts they perform.
The company performed more than 1,000 functions.
Clint Ewing of the United States was awarded the Guinness World Record for the longest motorcycle ride through a fire tunnel in 2008.
But he fell in 2013 while trying to break his record and suffered third-degree burns to his hands and back that required surgery at a burn clinic in Los Angeles.