Drones Chase De La Rue Brothers Around Verbier

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You wouldn't want to hold a camera and follow Xavier de la Rue, and his younger brother, Victor, around cliff-littered, off-piste slopes of Verbier.

Or maybe you would, and your insurance company wouldn't cover it when you fell.

Enter DroneCast, saving the limbs and lives of snowboard videographers and reducing reliance on helicopters for filming. These drones hover around Xavier and Victor as they climb and ride huge lines in the Verbier backcountry.

DroneCast footage captures the less-often-noticed nuances of big, scary lines: scoping and planning, navigating through unforeseen obstacles, pausing above cliff bands to let sluff pass, figuring out which mandatory drop has the best landing and runout, and other truly terrifying activities that are just a regular day at the office for the world's best freerider.

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