‘It’s not smart’: Police condemn stunt involving backflip off Vancouver bridge
Vancouver police are condemning a risky stunt involving a downtown bridge that was recorded and posted online.
The video shows someone backflipping off of the Cambie Bridge into False Creek, a high-traffic waterway frequented by passenger ferries and recreational users. The same social media account includes video of another dangerous leap from the tower at Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver last fall.
Sgt. Steve Addison with the Vancouver Police Department called the behaviour reckless.
“It’s not smart,” he said. “I understand that with the proliferation of TikTok and Instagram there’s all kinds of people out there who are trying to get themselves noticed, to become TikTok famous, and they’re doing stunts like this, but it really is…