During New Zealand’s recent Festival of Freeride, filmmaker Guy Mac was in the right place, at the perfect time, to catch this PWC rider’s spectacular launch off a wave that put him on a mid-air collision course with a flying dji Inspire drone.

Needless to say, the rider survived, but the $3,000 drone did not. Hopefully the footage it recorded during those last few functional moments before the crash is recoverable, though.

[Vimeo via PetaPixel]

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