While the idea of being towed on your snowboard by a drone sounds like fun on paper, the reality is that today’s consumer flying machines simply don’t have enough power to pull a human at any decent speed. Still, we give the guys who thought of this an “A” for effort.
Snowboarder Dan Brisese found himself away from the powdery slopes, so he turned to the power of a winch to propel himself through a variety of unexpected environments. Who needs a half-pipe when you can have a whole-pipe?
Snowboarder Mike Basich has fully embraced the outdoor lifestyle, and now lives in a tiny 225 square foot organic structure he built from stone and wood in the middle of his 40-acre property. Naturally, there’s plenty of snow outside.
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Snowboarder Dan Brisse decided that combining snowboarding and rooftop parkour would be a good idea, as he was towed to the edge of a building, flew through the air while doing a spin, and landed on another roof.
To position himself for the perfect powdery run, snowboarder and adventurer Xavier de la Rue rappeled down a treacherous vertical rock face. Fortunately, he captured it all on his GoPro for us to enjoy.
(NSFW: Language) You could just say that the kid in this video was lucky, but we like to think of it as just another instance of the snow gods smiling upon one of us mere mortals.