Man vs Plane - Do YOU have what it takes?

2014-01-13 11:00

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South Africa - Bryan Habana made sprinting against a British Airways’ A380 plane look easy in one of the top 10 most watched Youtube videos of 2013 - see the Habana vs Plane video here.

The challenge is now open to anyone who thinks they have what it takes to enter British Airways’ Man vs Plane 2014 challenge.

How it works

You can be anywhere in the world to enter. If you’re up for the challenge, visit from 13 - 20 January 2014 to enter. You then need to tell BA why they should pick you for the challenge in no more than 50 words.

Five winners will then be selected to fly to Durban in February to get the chance to challenge the airline’s newest super-jumbo aircraft.

The runner with the quickest time will then win two return tickets in Club World (fancy term for BA’s business class) on one of the A380 services.  These tickets could see you jetting off to destinations such as Johannesburg, Los Angeles, London and Hong Kong.

How to prepare yourself

While he made it look easy, Habana highlights that you need stamina, strength and speed to make sure you finish strong.
Want to see exactly what you're up against? Watch Habana's 2013 sprint below: (if the video reaches 2 million views, British Airways will donate two Club World tickets worth R60 000 to FoodBank)

For more information, watch this video:

Are you up for the challenge? Share your thoughts with the News24 Travel team. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Good luck!
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