Instagram and Internet Commenters Question MTB Crash Reaction

This video of a serious mountain bike crash is gaining attention for the way the videographer reacts in the moment.

It’s human nature: we can’t help but watch mountain bike crash videos like this one. But apparently some Instagram and internet commenters who watched this are upset with the way Mads André Haugen (the rider who filmed the crash) reacts to seeing his buddy Anders Eimhjellen Blom being tossed like a rag doll.

You can read more about the story, including a response from Haugen on Adventure Journal, but here’s the question: How do you think you would react to seeing a friend involved in a bad MTB crash? It’s definitely a scary situation, and our responses are often involuntary. Truly, we’re not sure if we should laugh or cry sometimes…