By: randosteve|Posted on: December 17, 2010|Posted in: Inspire | 9 comments
I can’t imagine that the lift mechanics were psyched about this first speed flying stunt. Aren’t you normally supposed to avoid buildings, towers and cables when you are flying? It’s pretty wild to see what these speed flying dudes are up to these days, but it does look like a sport where you just might poke your eye out and I think I will stick to skiing.
Next up for your weekend viewing pleasure is a speed flying sesh from Utah and Mount Superior. For a while, the only sickter videos from this sport seemed to be coming from Europe, so it’s nice to see some Americans getting after it as well. Assuming they don’t end up a blood smear on the mountain or pavement, or in the clink for jibbing off Tower 4 of the JHMR tram.
LEBOWSKI: It’s funny. I can look back on a life of achievement, on challenges met, competitors bested, obstacles overcome. I’ve accomplished more than most men, and without the use of my legs. What… What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?
DUDE: I don’t know, sir.
LEBOWSKI: Is it… is it, being prepared to do the right thing? Whatever the price? Isn’t that what makes a man?
DUDE: Sure. That and a pair of testicles.
Re: Superior Speedflying: Wow. Breathless for a minute. Wow.
Dang.. Sick video as always.. I am really amazed these days at the number of helmet cam videos that I watch and end up with sweaty palms, anticipating my next adventure. Love it..
is that how abs works?
haha yeah that exactly how airbags work
one minute, you’re caught in a slide, the next you find yourself doing a railslide down the lift cable!
lOVE IT! So pure.
I used to log on daily because of your posts about skiing the jackson backcountry…
Scrolled back several entries now and have not found much new content.
matt…i’ve been skiing lots of powder in low light conditions, which doesn’t make for good photos. i also find powder skiing posts pretty boring. i also work in retail so am pretty busy during the xmas season. some people also seem to consider trip reports as “spray”. it’s only december…patience man.
I helped build Max and Jesse’s porch last spring, lets just say they have their jumps pretty well dialed.