“Fire Hopping” Mario Kart 8 CHEAT or Technique?

Mario Kart 8 fire hopping, cheat or legitimate skill?
Gone is “Snaking” and in comes “fire hopping” the new exploit to get faster times in Mario Kart 8… or is it a cheat? maybe a technique?

Is bunny hopping your way to victory in MK8 legitimate, or skeevy? lets deicide.