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Gold 2022 Events / Sport

Death Defying Riders

  • Photographer
    Saurabh Sirohiya
  • Prize
    Gold in Events / Sport

A dangerous motorbikes and cars carnival sideshow featuring stunt bikers take life risks running their bikes and cars reaching speed of 40 kmph approx. while circling a wooden frame positioned around 50 feet below the ground, along the wall of a large wooden well known as Maut Ka Kuwa (Well of Death) Mela far away from Ahmedabad. Riders keep watching audience while riding on the top floor and would try to catch the bigger denominated currency notes ignoring lower ones from the audiance. This performance can be seen at the circus that takes place in different cities or village fairs in Gujarat.