Slovak champion mountain biker Filip Polc strapped a GoPro camera on his helmet and recorded this insane downhill competition run earlier this month in Taxco, Mexico. Although he only came in second (!) this first-person point-of-view video will thrill you, give you vertigo or leave you shaking your head and asking, “Huh?” Polc won the Taxco competition last year. [VOLUME WARNING: LOTS OF ROAD NOISE.]
PREVIOUSLY ON TAXCO: [Mas…]
In 1975 and 1976, Bob Dylan and friends toured as the Rolling Thunder Revue, performing Romance in Durango, a corrido about a murderer and his lover in Mexico, on the run.
“Hot chili peppers in the blistering sun,” it begins, as Dylan sings the part of the murderer. “No llores, mi querida; Dios nos vigila,” he calls out to his lover as they make their escape. “Do not cry, my dear; God is watching over us.” [Mas…]
“Police officer Jose Ruben Echeverria showed he had the moves Sunday in the Mexican city of Tijuana, dancing to some of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits while directing traffic. Numerous bystanders snapped photos of the dancing police officer, with some even joining in with him. Echeverria says he dances while directing traffic to make the experience of being stuck more pleasant for motorists and pedestrians. He also said it can help boost people’s mood and improve their attitude.” — RUPTLY.
The dead not only CAN dance, but they DO dance in Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]
The plus-sized Republican leader of the Garden State, Governor Chris Christie, recently visited Mexico. David Letterman compiled the Top 10 Mexican Nicknames for the New Jersey GOP presidential nominee wannabe. [Mas…]
The Mexican Curling Team that will be going for gold at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang 2018 is training hard. Your modest cash contribution can help these brave young vatos as they go to SWEEP THE GOLD!
How did they get started with this less-than-mainstream sport? Consuela, of course: [Mas…]