Thursday, August 26, 2010

Taking it to the EXTREME!

When I first saw the extreme sport of Street Luge a few years backs while watching the X-Games on ESPN, I thought it was so cool and so crazy at the same time.  Lay flat on a board going downhill on concrete at blinding speeds?  Where do I sign watch?  Seriously, it is crazy and so dangerous.  The wipeouts are spectacular. 

So are you an idiot if you try it?  Not if you are a superhero!!!  Today, Iron Man showed me how it is done! 





 So, I stood in the middle of a fairly busy street to take these.  I must have waited about 10 minutes for a clear break in traffic.  You do what you gotta do to get the shot, right?  In retrospect, I should have angled the camera a little so it looked like he was going downhill.   That was a fail on my part.  Eh, what are you going to do?


Miss Sassy Pants said...

You are as crazy as the street lugers to stand in the middle of a busy street for a picture (but it turned out pretty cool, so I'll let you slide... this time...)

laura b. said...

haha! Go Iron Man! I like the head on shot a lot :-)

Mom said...

why didn't you just go do this on your street? You had to risk your life - good results, however!!! You are always so adorable when you play.

nani said...

Good pictures! I love that you still play. Hugs, Nani

Jose said...

So you get an A- for not thinking of the angle but an A+ for your constant originallity.

Tara said...

Well it looked fun at first...and then that stupid barrier got in the way. Ouch.

It's much safer when Ironman is taking the hit.

Churlita said...

Those are great shots. Totally worth dying for. :)