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Air Force Flyover Severs Cable Cam, Nearly Downs Ski Lift At World Ski Championships

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — There was a crash today at the men’s giant slalom in the Alpine World Ski Championships, but it wasn’t a racer that hurtled to the ground. It was a cable camera, its wires severed by a too-close flyover from the Swiss Air Force. That was frightening enough, but it was just inches from true…

Watch a Skier Almost Hit People on a Ski Lift While Doing a Double Backflip

I’m not 100% sure the skier in the video didn’t clip his head on the boots of the people sitting on the ski lift but even if he did, he’s still bad ass enough to complete a casual double backflip off a wild jump. I’ve watched the video multiple times and it’s totally nuts because after he completes the first flip he’s…

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Daredevil Skis Through an Impossibly Narrow Gap in the Mountains

When you first see where skier Aymar Navarro is trying to go, it doesn’t quite register in your brain. Like, no, it couldn’t be there. And then you look at the inevitability of his ski line at Cerro Torrecillas in the Andes and you’re like holy crap, he’s really going for it. It’s like he’s skiing into a funnel, that…

I wish it was possible to ski without snow like in this crazy video

It’s an ad. And the video is heavily assisted with visual effects. But still. It’s just fun as hell. You go in thinking, “oh yeah, it’s been relatively warm this year, so I could see why a guy would want to do this” and then you get wowed by the tricks and the stunts and start to realize what you’re watching and begin…