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31/07/2013 09:45 BST | Updated 02/08/2013 05:27 BST

Bryan Habana Races A380 Plane (VIDEO)

Bryan Habana is rightly regarded as one of rugby's quickest players, but how did he fare against an A380 super-jumbo?

The 86-time capped South Africa international was watched by fellow rugby players Jean de Villiers and Chris Robshaw as he gained a lead on the 366,000kg aircraft.

Habana, 30, said: "It was a tough test of man versus machine. Once the A380 is on full throttle it picks up speed very rapidly.”

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Habana is a World Cup-winner with South Africa

“I think this has got to rank up there with some of the craziest things I have had to do,” he says on the video.

The Springbok sprinter previously raced against a cheetah in 2007...