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Leaping antelope brings down cyclist in South Africa

Dramatic footage has emerged of a South African mountain biker Evan van der Spuy being knocked off his bike by a charging antelope.

The clip, which was filmed by Evan's colleague, Travis Walker has already been viewed more than a million times on YouTube.

The incident happened during a race across South Africa's Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve. Both the rider and the antelope were unhurt.

Footage courtesy of Max Cluer Sports Marketing, South Africa

  • 11 Oct 2011
  • From the section Africa
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