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This article was published on December 6, 2011

    Adrenaline Rush: This is BASE jumping at its best

    Adrenaline Rush: This is BASE jumping at its best
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    I stopped cliff jumping at the age of 18 when I realized I had made it this far, and it probably wasn’t worth the risk. Now, I always get that terrible tingle in my feet when I see people doing outrageous things from steep heights.

    Watching this video of BASE jumpers in Norway reminds me of the reckless freedom I enjoyed in my misspent youth. It’s liberating, breathtaking and beautifully shot. It’s a music video for the song “Last Walk Around Mirror Lake” by Boom Bip and remixed by Boards of Canada [Spotify Link] made by FroschYankee with scenes from the movie Adrenaline Rush– The Science of Risk.

    The film is described as more than a thrilling visual experience: “The film will educate audiences on the psychological and physiological forces that are at play in extreme risk-taking and on the physics involved in skydiving, base-jumping and their related activities.”

    The film was shot in Eikesdalen, Norway. Enjoy the music video mashup here:

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