He hopes to break the world record for the fastest-powered street luge by hitting 311 mph.

The brave (and potentially mad) Aussie is up against a Brit for the title – Jason Bradbury holds the current record for reaching 115.83mph in Suffolk in 2011.

The video below details his preparations – and we can honestly say we’re a bit nervous for him. We’ve heard quieter jets taking off.

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