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Shane McConkey Documentary [TRAILER]

“McConkey,” a 90-minute documentary to be released in 2013, is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Shane McConkey is revered as the pioneer of freeskiing and ski base jumping, and through his talent and unique outlook on life, he inspired countless lives. “McConkey” celebrates the life of one of the world’s ultimate innovators

From Wikipedia:
“On March 26, 2009, Shane McConkey died while skiing in the Dolomite Mountains in Italy. After performing a double back flip, McConkey intended to glide away in his wingsuit, “a stunt he’s executed a number of times”, according to a statement from Matchstick Productions, the company whose films McConkey often starred in. But McConkey struggled to release his skis. By the time he got them off, he’d been free-falling for 12 seconds and was too close to the ground for his wingsuit or parachute to do him any good. His parachute did not malfunction; it was never deployed. He died on the scene.”

Duration: 03:57
Language: EN
Resolution max: 1080p
Video Source: YouTube
Provided by: Red Bull
Published on: 2012-04-03
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