Russian Guy Set on Fire before Jumping off a Building (Video)

OMG, WTF — By on 2014/02/24 2:02 PM

Alexander Chernikov, an amateur stuntman from Barnaul, Russia, jumped off the roof of a five-story building into the snow, after being set on fire. Even though the whole thing looks absolutely insane, the 22-year-old actually spent a week to prepare himself for the stunt. For example, he’s wearing a special asbestos cloth under those pants to protect himself from the fire:

There’s another video, from a different perspective, that went viral in Russia:

Original video by Ivan Borgardt. H/T: dimka-jd

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