World record attempts in 2019 are always going to be big. And if you’re going for distance, then yeah, it’s 100% on or nothing.
“If I can jump 50 metres from your 85-metre ski jump, then the 140-metre ski jump has to go a lot further!”
Johannes Fischbach has been on a mission working up to this and somehow walked away and raced a German DH race a week later? Hard is all I can say.
The background story about the world record project:
“I’ve been hunting a special idea for several years now: To make the world’s longest jump with a MTB, i.e. a world record!”