BASE Jumper Explains The Importance Of Accepting Death To Appreciating Life
No matter how hard we try to live vicariously through their first-person footage, a GoPro simply cannot capture the feeling of participating in a sport where your primary competition is death.
To some it seems crazy to get into a sport, which has claimed so many lives. For Chris Douggs McDougall, his definition of insanity is a lifetime of boredom, comfort and caution, wasting away on the sofa and hiding from the inevitability of danger. A BASE jumper instead faces it head on, seeking comfort in the absence of regret, refusing to run from danger or succumb to fear only to arrive safe and unscathed at the doorstep of death.
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