Can This Guy Outrace The Subway? AKA "The Tube"

Man-kind has an infatuation with beating machines (ie John Henry beating the steam powered hammer) and this is just the latest in "Can a guy beat a machine?" news.

In 2014, an idea called #BeatTheTube hit the London Underground, and from one stop "Mansion House" to "Cannon Street" the race took place.

Who will win?

 

Here's a side-by-side view of the race from both cameras

 

It sparked a phenomenon that went global...first was #RaceTheTube Wheelchair edition:

 

Which was like a PSA for more wheelchair accessible routes in the London Underground.

Then Hamburg, Germany:

 

Hong Kong:

 

There's many more! Like in Singapore, Stockholm, Paris, Rotterdam.

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