Video: Escalator helicopter stunt's shattering crash at Colorado Springs mall

How many seconds of video does it take for someone to secure momentary Internet fame? In the case of one Joe Szklarski, the answer is six. That's the length of a clip showing him trying and failing to execute a stunt known as the escalator helicopter -- one that goes awry in a way that actually breaks said escalator at a Colorado Springs mall. Number of views on the clip so far? Well over 200,000. See the masterpiece below, along with several other videos showing the escalator helicopter stunt done properly -- or not.

Joe Szklarski's six seconds of fame:

This one works -- although it looks like it hurts:

Looks relaxing....

A good spin, followed by some bad spins:

Finally, the Joe Szklarski dance remix:

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