India celebrated the 66th anniversary of the establishment of its constitution and becoming an independent republic this week. U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama were among the guests of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi present for the Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi which included a parade featuring the motorcycle stunt display by India’s Border Security Force.
The BSF’s Janbaz stunt team display incredible balance with as many as 11 people perched on a single motorcycle. The Janbaz team conducts months of training to prepare for these demonstrations. In 2006, the team set a record with three motorcycles carrying a human pyramid of 26 people for a kilometer in 1 minute 26 seconds, and another record of 40 men carried on a single Royal Enfield 350cc motorcycle travelling at a speed of 30 kph (18.6 mph).