'Super Moonwalk' becomes YouTube hit
Footage of the dancer - named Eric Nash - travelling backwards at great speed down a Santa Monica street has attracted over 1.5 million views on the video sharing site.
Watch the video below:
Dubbed "SUPER MoonWalking", the video features Nash gliding down the middle of a rain-soaked street.
Swinging his legs high behind him, the performer covers around 50 metres using the tricky dance technique in the 21-second clip.
Viewers shared their awe at the footage, with one saying: "MoonWalking - no its MOONRUNING !!!!"
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