Stunt rider jumps on his dirt bike and glides across ocean waves

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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Stunt rider Robbie Maddison had his dirt bike modified for a unique riding experience -- across ocean waves in Tahiti. (Video courtesy DC Shoes)

In an incredible video going viral, a professional stunt biker leaves behind the dirt floor of the rain forest -- to ride over the ocean.

The breathtaking results are something you have to see to believe. Water sprays up behind Robbie Maddison as he speeds across the ocean waves of Tahiti. Mesmerized surfers are left in his wake.

Maddison worked with DC Shoes to modify his bike so it could take to the water. How did they do it? They added skis to both wheels to keep the vehicle afloat. They also equipped the bike with airbags that Maddison could activate to keep the bike from sinking if he crashed, ABC News reports.

An X-Games medalist and world record holding motocross athlete, Maddison has been dreaming of doing this for three years, according to DC Shoes.

The stunt rider isn't the only one who thought the concept was cool. The video's racked up more than 8 million views in just two days on YouTube.

Needless to say, don't try this at home.