Matthias Giraud aka Super Frenchie, is one of those passionate people who has way too much energy. He’s also pro skier/BASE jumper who travels the world creating insane videos for a living. We talk getting into BASE jumping without proper experience, a lifetime of gnarly things, how his perspective on risk has changed over time and how he’s still alive after hitting a cliff at 70 MPH. Hear the whole, crazy story on the podcast.
2:00: Skiing this year
4:00: Growing up in France, liking Americans and boarding school.
6:00: Losing his sister, a moment of clarity and skiing
20:00: Who is he in his teen years, euro ski heroes , drinking at 16, and too much energy
27:00: College, moving to America to continue education and sponsorship: These are his sponsors
31:00 Starting skydiving and getting into BASE jumping after 30 skydives, the viral Mount Hood jump and McConkey
41:00: 10Barrel Brewery
45:00: Ski BASE off the Eiger and the Matterhorn
56:00: Viral videos, social media and the influence it has and wingsuits Avalanche Video
60:00: Getting pregnant and then having his Ski BASE accident and recovery
70:00: Getting back into BASE Jumping and skiing
77:00: Inappropriate Questions