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Robot Camel Jockeys
« on: November 18, 2012, 01:36:29 AM »
Robot jockeys riding camels, seriously. Below is a short film I made, which I don't think I can embed because it's on vimeo. It's currently a semi-finalist in an online competition, so if you like it there's a little vote button on the right hand side.



Camel racing has been a popular sport in the Arabian Gulf for generations. However, the young jockeys often faced serious injury, or even death. Desperate to retain their sporting tradition, but also anxious to outlaw the use of child jockeys, a team of enterprising engineers came up with a remarkable solution.


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