WATCH | Dad spent six years building a 'Cool Runnings' bobsled track in his backyard for his family

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It took resourceful dad Aivis Berzins from Latvia six years to build a bobsled track in his backyard for his wife and kids. 

"I built the bobsled track for the kids, so they have something to do in the winter and they don't sit in the house all the time in front of the TV and computer," the dad of two said in an interview.  

The track is big enough to produce speeds of up to 30 kilometers per hour and cost about $60 (just over R800) to make. 

Berzins used disassembled wardrobes and repurposed motorcycle sidecars as building materials for the track. 

See the dad's incredible DIY project in the video above. 

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