'My f*k, Marelize' – Meet South Africa’s new cycling viral sensation

'My f*k, Marelize' – Meet South Africa’s new cycling viral sensation

- Marelize Horn became an overnight social media sensation following her hilarious crash into the rugby post while riding her bike

- Her mom, Heidi, delivered the catch phrase in the video as she was recording the footage

- The Namibian admits she is very accident prone

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

South Africa’s newest viral sensation reveals more details of herself and the incident that earned her popularity.

Briefly.co.za previously reported on how Marelize Horn cycled her bicycle straight in the rugby post on a sports field.

Footage of the hilarious event went viral in South Africa but the irony is that it took place across the border in Windhoek.

READ ALSO: MEC instructs officer to arrest man without driver's licence, disk or ID

News 24 reported that Marelize is very accident prone in general.

She said, "My mum Heidi says: 'My fok, Marelize' to me almost every day! I fall off things, walk into things. It's insane how clumsy I am.”

Marelize admits the amazing reaction to the video caught her off-guard and it still feels like a dream at times.

The viral craze has even resulted in the launch of a t-shirt with the famous catch phrase.

READ ALSO: Outrage as video shows loads of trucks transporting Eskom’s coal

The comical clip was filmed at Affies Park in Windhoek, Namibia.

The 19-year-old is in the process of learning to ride a bicycle and she felt the rugby field would be a safe venue as any falls would be cushioned by the grass.

Heidi recorded the ride to aid with any areas of improvement thereafter.

However, when she crashed into the post, her mom couldn’t help but say, “My fok, Marelize."

Heidi’s first question to her daughter following the fall was if the bike was okay as it had been borrowed.

Marelize suffered bruises from the fall but it hasn’t deterred her and her riding skills have improved.

She reveals, "The main reason for learning to ride the bicycle is because I will be moving to the Netherlands later this year to work as an au pair, so I will need to get around."

Pierre De Vos shared the video via Facebook initially and the post received a staggering 783 comments thus far.

Andy Ovens said, "Old one ! But a woman driver what is there to be said!!"
Samuel Lazarus added: "It gets funnier each time I watch it."

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY’s news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
True love exists and Themba Ntuli is a proof of that

True love exists and Themba Ntuli is a proof of that

Themba Ntuli's shocks everyone as he weds the love of his life
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel