The Top 10 In Action Sports
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02How About This For A Sick-Looking Set Up?
03Torrential Rain And Rivers Of Mud Hit Cairns For Round Two Of Downhill World Cup
04BMX Rider Bails So Hard On This Feeble!
05Would You Hike For Two Hours Through The Snow To Go Surfing?
06Missed All The Action From Last Weekend's Enduro World Series?
07The ASP World Surfing Tour Stop Three: The Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach, Finals Day
087 Of The Gnarliest Mountain Bike Trails In The World
09New World Record: BASE Jumping Off World's Tallest Building
10Josh Carlson Starts Season With Major Crash!
Footage from the 2009 Megavalanche qualifier group 1000-1200 in Alpe D'Huez, France. I got a fantastic start, had a silly off just before the snow, made back most of the places I lost and then had a major crash running about 30th. The camera did keep filming but the crash knocked the angle so the footage was useless. I ended up qualifying 49th.
The race was on behalf of War Child, we raised over £1600. It's an amazing cause, please take time to read more here if you get chance:
At the time of posting we are still taking contributions:
It would be a dream to reach £2000!!
Photos from the trip also here:
Recorded using a Vholdr ContourHD, edited with iMovie, scaled down to 960x540.
Music by Wim Mertens entitled 'Gimel'. Thought I'd try something other than hip hop or hard rock that permeates most of these films, all feedback welcome! ;-)
If you just want to see the crash, skip right near the end. Was trying to overtake 2 people at once, but the guy in front swerved slightly catching my bars, which flipped around, throwing me into a double somersault unfortunately with my left leg stuck between the forks and the frame!!
Considering the Reunion Isle megavalanche in November and will be back here in 2010 for sure.