If you fancy a seriously intense viewing experience, you could do a hell of a lot worse than brewing yourself a nice cup of tea, sitting down with said tea, and nervously watching this ski-BASE jump video through your outstretched fingers.
For prevention of accidents, involving scalding-hot tea-flavoured water, we recommend putting your drink down beforehand.
“The testicular fortitude required to do this sort of stuff boggles the mind.”
The video was shot in the Oregon Backcountry and features Matthias Giraud (aka Super Frenchie) preparing for, and then nailing a ski-BASE jump off a 350ft cliff. This, of course, from the man who once skied off the Matterhorn.
The testicular fortitude required to do this sort of stuff boggles the mind. Of course, for reasons that don’t really need explaining, please don’t try this at home/on a nearby cliff unless you absolutely know what you’re doing.