"Selfies have changed aspects of social interaction, body language, self-awareness, privacy, and humor, altering temporality, irony, and public behavior," art critic Jerry Saltz writes of this new art form. Yes, selfies usher in a new era of photographic representation, but sometimes they're just fucking awesome.

See: the photo above, a documentation of the most extreme selfie ever taken. Snapped at the Great Bull Run at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas on Jan. 25 by a man named Christian, this is the selfie to end all selfies.

Even Saltz agrees that this is an epic example of the new genre:

Here's the dangerous race from Christian's perspective:

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[via Mashable]