It has been observed that one should never doubt the courage of the French; after all, it was they who discovered snails were edible.
Jean Yves Blondeau has carried on this fine tradition of French fearlessness by strapping wheels to every surface of his body and throwing himself down hills at irresponsible speeds.
As a longboarder, I can respect this. I’ve often wished for full body armour, but had never thought to attach wheels to the whole thing; it not only does away with the need for a board, but turns you into the board. Read the rest of this entry »