Downhill racing in slow-motion video

The action of Ft William at 200fps — makes it almost look easy

Downhill racing viewed in slow motion highlights the riders' grace


The speed of downhill racing — not only the bomber speed of bike and rider, but the rider’s lightning-quick reactions — make it hard to process everything that is happening in real time. But what if you slowed it way, way down? 

Advertisement

Here, we present the Fort William World Cup DH run top to bottom in beautiful slow-motion film, captured at 200 frames per second.

Ft william in slow motion