Posted on Facebook by People's Daily, China yesterday, the video shows the man walking up hunched between two escalators as if he were climbing up a mountain. He can be struggling to walk up the steep slope with a backpack strapped to his back. Shocked onlookers can be seen looking both confused and amused at the man's antics.
The video was recorded at the Tuanjiehu Subway Station in Beijing on June 9. According to the description posted along with the video, the man ran away before he could be apprehended by station workers. The man may face a penalty for his bizarre actions.
While some thought the man's act was impressive and adventurous, many others criticized it.
"I can see how dangerous that is. Why you guys think it's fun. It's just stupid," says a comment on Facebook. "Stupid and selfish. If he had fallen off he could have badly injured others as well as himself, and the service would have been disrupted for other passengers for some time," says another. Click for more trending news
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