Man hits 70mph in longboard skateboard run

A man has been filmed hitting 70mph (112 km/h) on a type of skateboard known as a longboard.

Zak Maytum reached the speed during a run on a road in the US state of Colorado.

Correction 11 September 2015: This page incorrectly stated the longboard rider was attempting to break a record. The story has been updated accordingly.