Getting to know "Avalanche Cliff Jump" guy

Ski BASE jumper Matthias Giraud has invaded your YouTube account

Updated: April 28, 2011, 8:05 PM ET
By Cody Townsend

Matthias Giraud has invaded your YouTube account. No, he's not a hacker, he's a French ex-pat skier and BASE jumper that recently posted the appropriately keyword titled video "Avalanche Cliff Jumping." Within three days his video garnered a quarter-million views and legions of awe-struck fans. Time to get to know the man under the parachute.

So Matthias, how's it feel to be famous on the internet? Well, I think it's pretty cool to be able to give ski BASE jumping the exposure ...

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