By Haziq Qadri @haziq_qadri

A 68-YEAR-OLD performs yoga poses on a BMX bike - while suspended over a deadly 300 foot drop

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Videographer / Director: Virendra Khanna
Producer: Haziq Qadri, Nick Johnson
Editor: Jack Stevens, Kyle Waters

Universal balance: Khiv performs his unique brand of yoga on the edge of a rocky ledge

Khiv Raj Gurjar, from Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan, is the world’s finest exponent of "extreme yoga”.

The pension-age daredevil spends an hour each day running through up to 45 individual yoga poses on his bike - while perched on the edge of a vertiginous 300 foot cliff.

Bad grandpa: Daredevil Khiv with his grandson Kanishk

He said: “When I balance and perform complex yoga postures on a cliff, I don’t feel fear or think that I will fall from this mountain.

"I can do anything on this mountain. I don’t panic anymore.”

Pedal power: BMX yoga expert Khiv takes relaxing to a whole new level

Khiv has been doing extreme yoga for the last 20 years - and credits it with helping him to cope with intense personal tragedy.

Balancing act: Khiv shows off his remarkable talent by executing a move with no vision
The 68-year-old executes a move by standing on one of the BMX's stunt pegs

On November 4, 2014, Khiv lost his son, grandson and wife in a road accident.

 “It was terrible accident and it will take time to heal,” he said.

 Khiv began practicing yoga at the age of 12, and says he has been visiting the cliff where he does his stunts since childhood.

“As a child, I used to come here from school. Then I brought a BMX cycle and started doing extreme yoga,” he said.

“I am confident that I will not fall, I believe in myself.”

Khiv has represented his country at a national level as a cyclist and even competed in his country's national football league.

Khiv performing yoga on a bicycle in his younger days
Khiv's teacher Mangal Ustad shows off his remarkable ability in 1968

“I am confident that I will not fall, I believe in myself.”

Khiv has represented his country at a national level as a cyclist and even competed in his country's national football league.

In the summer, Khiv prefers to exercise at the start of the day, so as to avoids the intense heat.

And despite his skills, his family still fret about the dangerous nature of his extreme balancing act.

Khiv poses for a photograph with his students

His granddaughter Yoga Gurjar, 15, says she is proud of her grandfather and wants to imitate his feats - but does worry that he will hurt himself.

She says, “I feel a bit scared when my grandfather performs these kind of stances, but I feel also proud because he is the source of inspiration for me and he is the person I want be when I grow old.

“I also want to perform like him. Having a grandfather who does stunts on mountains is like having an in-house superhero.”