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Roner Vision: Summer in Chile

Where else can you see powder skiing in South America, illegal BASE jumping, a baby who car surfs and a really inappropriate yeti? You can’t. IT’S ONLY HERE, on Roner Vision.

Jet off to Portillo and La Parva, Chile to check out some of the legendary terrain and culture as Erik Roner gets to know some of the locals and takes flight from a random bridge. Meanwhile little stud Oskar Roner gets in on the action with some fresh and groundbreaking stunt work of his own.

And the yeti? You’ll just have to watch…

Roner Vision: Snowbird

Professional skier, base jumper, and couch surfer Erik Roner takes us along on a trip to Snowbird, Utah—the mountain Erik got his start at as a pro skier. We learn the dos & don’ts of couch surfing, 2-year old Oskar Roner stomps his first ski base jump, and Erik gets down to work at Backcountry.com.

Shot & Edited by Death Cookie Ent.

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Worlds First Umbrella Skydive

Pretty excited to have the Roner family come visit and shoot in Encinitas! It was the perfect mix of work and play. Although the main portion of the upcoming episode was a stunt that required Erik to hang from a hot air balloon and attempt the worlds first umbrella skydive. This stunt definitely added a little extra conversation to every beach day, meal, car ride, etc.
From the video it looks like a quick and fun, last minute, hair brained idea, but in reality it was months of planning and a bit of a logistical nightmare that involved several trips to REI and home depot.
Luckily everything went according to plan and I think the episode turned out great! Erik clocked a 6 second free-fall and you can definitely see that it was successful in slowing him down. After the jump Erik expressed an awful lot of interest in ways to create a stronger umbrella, so it’s safe to assume that this isn’t the last you’ll see of this stunt. Make sure to check out the episode, “like” it, and comment! Erik has been answering questions in the comments of videos as well, so feel free to leave a query.

http://youtu.be/AxVoBt8Q6po