Watch: How Dubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan rescued his friend after he crash lands in water

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Dubai Published: Aug 03, 2021, 11:52 AM(IST)

Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum rescues his friend Photograph:( Agencies )

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Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is an avid fitness enthusiast has reportedly climbed to the top of the Burj Khalifa and cycled with ostriches

A video of Dubai’s Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum rushing to help his friend involved in a water sports accident has gone viral.

In the video, the Crown Prince rescues his friend as he crash lands in the water during water jetpacking which is an extreme water sport. The Crown Prince rushed to his friend after he lost control.

His friend did not surface for a few seconds alarming everyone as the extreme sporting stunt went haywire. Sheikh Hamdan rushed into the water and pulled out his friend as others followed.

He was seen hugging his friend as people laughed in relief around the duo.

The Instagram video with the hashtag #CloseCall posted on August 2 has garnered over 280,694 views with over 32,000 ‘likes’. Dubai’s Crown Prince, 38, is a keen water sports enthusiast himself.

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He is also called "Fazza" which in Arabic means "the one who helps". The prince clearly lived up to his name. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is also a social media influencer with over 12 million followers on Instagram.

The prince reportedly is a licensed skydiver and equestrian. He had won gold at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2014 in France. He also helped his team win the gold medal at the 2012 games and bronze in 2010.

The prince is also an avid photographer and has reportedly climbed to the top of the Burj Khalifa and cycled with ostriches.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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