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Extreme Sports +Beautiful Landscapes

A few clips from flying in Switzerland the last two weeks, plus some old ones.. First shot is from Trond Teigen ( )


Beautiful physical geography and extreme sports with a video camera gives us a spectacular view of some glaciated valleys, cliff faces, fjords and mountainous terrain. 

James Hobson's curator insight, October 9, 2014 10:18 PM

(Europe topic 3)

Though I probably won't ever do this in my lifetime, I can definitely say I can see the enjoyment of this extreme sport. Aside form the adrenaline rush, it would be like dropping yourself into a screen of Google Earth, like zooming in and scrolling as you glide into the valley. Being a firm believer in first-hand experience as the most effective learning strategy, calling this high-flying sport educational is safe (pun intended!) to say.

Jacob Crowell's curator insight, December 8, 2014 11:32 AM

There has never been a better way to show the physical geography of Norway. Extreme sports are interesting because alot of them are dependent on their surroundings. Rock climbing requires cliffs and mountains and Wing-suit flying is made alot more enjoyable with this kind of geography. 

Edgar Manasseh Jr.'s curator insight, March 6, 11:09 PM

The physical aspect of the physical geography in this piece shows alot of the beauty side. from valleys, cliff faces, this man knows how to enjoy himself, as he glides across the beautiful landscapes.

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