Skier Josh Dueck suffered a catastrophic injury in 2004, breaking his back, leaving him a paraplegic. Through sheer perseverance, Josh has come back to do the world’s first backflip on a seated ski rig.
Antoine Montant, the world’s leading speed flyer (a mix of skiing, paragliding and sky diving), pulls off the first-ever speed ride, gliding some floaty cool moves along the old cable car line in Chamonix.
The 2011 Ice and Snow Festival is coming soon to China’s Heilongjiang province, and so far it looks pretty darn spectacular. Events will include snow splashing, skating and skiing races. Ok; sign us up.
We’re intrigued by the small bit we’ve seen in this vid for the new V.I.O. point of view HD camera; the shockproof little machine shoots in 1080p at 50 fps, has 4 recording methods and a modular mount.