Hydrospeeding – a jump to freezing waters of glacier

Some enthusiasts of extreme sports jump to freezing waters of glacier despite the obvious risks and flow down. The sport of hydrospeeding or riverboarding is emerging as a new hobby where participants lie prone on rigid foam boards and ride the rapids.
Canyon activity specialist, Gilles Janin and French mountain athlete hydrospeeder Claude-Alain Gailland, decided to body board down Europe’s longest glacier, the Aletsch in Switzerland.
Here are some breath taking pictures made by David Carlier.

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