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Watch a snowboarder race an avalanche he caused

Watch a snowboarder race an avalanche he caused

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It's a good old fashioned race for your life. A snowboarder carving up the two sides of the Pyrenees mountains noted himself in a little bit of a situation when his pipeline accidentally caused a fairly sizable avalanche. Luckily, his pals were there to movie its expertise and hearten him on as he raced to thump the pack of falling snow behind him. Thankfully, it appears the boarder stimulated it out wholly unscathed.
2 dudes in a wingsuits land INTO an actually flying plane

2 dudes in a wingsuits land INTO an actually flying plane

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Red Bull is known for pushing extreme stunts, but its latest struggle has pushed yet another limit. French wingsuit flyers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet of the team Soul Flyers managed to fly into the door of a plane hovering through the sky. Yes, a real plane, with a propellor that could easily slice them to shreds. The stunt began with a BASE jump from the top of Jungfrau mountain in Switzerland. The duo then chased the plane through the breath using simply their wingsuits, ultimately property safely in the back of the plane. Was the stunt totally ridiculous and unnecessary? Yes. But it was still pretty awesome.
These Guys Just Jumped Off a Mountain and Into a Moving Plane

These Guys Just Jumped Off a Mountain and Into a Moving Plane

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It took more than 100 test flights and a first strive that had to be abandoned, but the Soul Flyers eventually reached the apparently impossible. In one of the most spectacular the resources necessary to ever catch a flight, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet succeeded in winging into the open door of a tiny lighting aircraft in mid-air after freefalling from the summit of the Jungfrau in the Swiss Alps. Check out the incredible video embedded above for the incredible achievement. ( c) Max Haim/ Red Bull Content Pool ( c) Max Haim/ Red Bull Content Pool ( c) Max Haim/ Red Bull Content Pool The French duo have already wowed millions around the world with their outlandish Soul Flyers wingsuit stunts over Mont Blanc and the Dolomites. This time around, they went one better by drawing off a ...