People Are Skiing in Detroit's Abandoned Buildings

People are skiing in Detroit's abandoned buildings. At least some people are.

"Tracing Skylines," a film co-created by the gents at Poor Boys Productions and Red Bull Media House, showcases talented skiers taking on a variety of challenging terrains in places like Switzerland, France, Alaska, and, apparently, Detroit.

During the Motor City segment, skier Karl Fostvedt pulls off stunt after ridiculous stunt, with Detroit's abandoned schools, factories, and churches as his backdrop.

While it's clear the crews are *less than knowledgeable* about the city and are keen on producing a particularly slanted narrative, there's one thing for certain: the skiing is unlike anything you've seen before.

Watch the film here:


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Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is a Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Detroit Metro Times and Cleveland Scene Magazine. Previously, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College where she double majored in...
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