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Adrenaline junkie goes drone-boarding in Latvia

A Latvian adrenaline junkie has released a video of himself enjoying a new twist on his favourite sport, with a little help from a drone.

Kaspars Balamovskis being pulled along by the drone. Image by Screengrab via YouTube
Kaspars Balamovskis being pulled along by the drone. Image by Screengrab via YouTube

Drones are often used to get aerial shots of extreme sports as they happen, but snowboarder Kaspars Balamovskis used one to pull him along the snow in a similar way to waterskiing. The “drone-boarding” video, shot near Rīga, was created using footage from Balamovskis’ GoPro and video shot from a car following behind. Read more: upi.com