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Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Failure to Communicate

Daniel Bodin speaks at least two languages (Swedish and English) and he's fluent in at least two freestyle disciplines (sleds and dirtbikes). Recently, touring with Red Bull X-Fighters, he's been going large in Ukraine, Spain, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belgium.

Still, even for a guy with Bodin's worldly acumen, communication can be a challenge. And so it was one day last winter in Utah—leading to a near-miss of epic proportions. We stumbled across this video and, while we don't speak Swedish, skipping ahead to 1:46 for Bodin's high-speed in-run to a jump, sprechen sie Swedish or not, you'll begin to get the picture. Sköl!

More cool videos (and Swedish lessons) from the maker of this video here.