Video Of The Week - Skier's Extreme Jump Instigates Avalanche

By Meera Dolasia on May 9, 2011

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All French extreme skier Matthias Giraud had planned for the morning of April 25th, was a run down a slope in the French Alps to build up the speed he needed for a parachute-assisted jump off one of the cliffs.

He did all that and more! His movements instigated a terrifying avalanche that followed him all the way down. Luckily for him and us, his friend Stefan Laude a local paraglider and speedflyer, managed to capture the entire scene on tape.

Resources: telegraph.co.uk, espn.go.com

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  • leow1226
    leow12265/15/2014
    Cool
    • krish10
      krish103/23/2014
      Cool!
      • a.lee 142/19/2014
        i love skiing
        • otter
          otter12/21/2013
          When I went skiing, I never got off of the bunny hill!
          • frty6/24/2013
            This is so amazing and sooooooooooooooooooo cool.
            • oliver6/17/2013
              are they realy ready to die?????????1
              • Joel6/17/2013
                wow u r awesome $$$$
                • eric11/11/2012
                  i want to try this
                  • ERic11/4/2012
                    this is amazing and i love skiing
                    • anonamus10/11/2012
                      lol

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