Incredible Father & Son base jump with Gary Connery & Kali in Croatia. Gary shares his passion for base jumping with his son Kali. Kali takes a one in a lifetime trip to Croatia to become one of the youngest base jumpers in the world.
Gary Connery is a British stuntman, base jumper & skydiver. He was the stunt double for the Queen in the 2012 Olympics & has worked on films such as Indiana Jones, Batman & James Bond. He also completed the first ever wingsuit jump with no parachute by landing on cardboard boxes.
Gary took a trip to Croatia with his son Kali to help his son fulfill his dream: completing his 1st base jump at the age of 16.
The Ski Channel presents the original series ‘Winter Sessions’ featuring Ted Davenport, professional BASE Jumper and Freeskier. Fear is still a very important part of base jumping for Ted Davenport. In his own words, “Fear keeps you sharp, keeps you focused, and keeps you alive.” Combining skiing and BASE jumping has allowed skiers to ski lines on the mountain that were normally not possible. But even with over 580 BASE jumps, the nature of the beast/BASE is — it can kill you.
Following in the footsteps of BASE jumping skiers like Shane McConkey, Ted Davenport is realizing his dream of combining the two sports but in his own shoes.
The Ski Channel is a television network dedicating to skiers, snowboarders and mountain culture. They are live in 35,000,000 homes nationwide on Video On Demand.
Special Thanks To:
Pro Base World Cup Organisers and Crew
Patrick Guisasola and his awsome videoman Fabien Giordano
Istanbul Showdown Pro Base World Cup 2014 and car stunt
Including Funny crashes
Pro BASE started to organize BASE jumping competitions in 2008 with the legendary Spain Base event at the Bali Hotel, competitors being scored on target landings. The huge success led to repeat it the following year and then expand to a tour of base jumping events: the ProBASE World Cup was born. The Pro BASE Wingsuit Race in Lauterbrunnen brought international attention as probably the most outrageous BASE jumping competition ever organized.
The tour ran from June to September and included meets at 4 venues; Kjerag, Norway; Innfjorden, Norway; Istanbul, Turkey; & Stechelberg, Switzerland.
Only professional flyers and proven competitors are invited, other pilots must fulfil a range of extremely tough prerequisites. The rules are extremely strict and safety is a top priority; only a large amount of experience, perfect control and precise handling skills will get pilots a slot. Safety rules mean a minimum canopy flight time of 20 seconds is required to avoid disqualification; also pilots must not invade the ‘lane’ of the other pilot.