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Freeride Skiing at Home, a stop-motion short

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When avid skier Philipp Klein Herrero had to cancel a ski trip in the mountains, he decided to set up his GoPro and bring the mountains to him. The result: Freeride Skiing at Home. Filmed from above, this stop-motion short is a delightful escape from being stuck inside. He explains:

Just before the current health situation locked us in, I was about to go Freeriding with my family. It was supposed to be the big adventure of the year, the one I had been eagerly awaiting for a year. Therefore, the lockdown had me thinking about skiing the whole time, so I started to think how I could ski without leaving my living room…

I made this video to cheer up a little and spread positivity during these times.

top of the mountain
freeride skiing
Follow this with another wonderful video filmed from above: Sorry I’m Late, a life-sized stop-motion short.

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Bonus: Swiss freestyle skier’s acrobatic parkour training.

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