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Watch: Leo Taillefer Triggers Multiple Slides at Val d’Isere

Ski edits are deceiving.

While the finished product from skiers like Leo Taillefer will always inspire shock and awe in viewers, what is rarely shown is just how much hard work–and risk–goes into each video. It can be easy to forget the countless hours that go into a few minutes of ski film, as well as the inherent danger in getting those shots. To his credit, Taillefer addresses some of that danger in his latest Instagram edit.

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"Mountain can be dangerous and at same times very beautiful!" Taillefer captioned the above video post, which shows the prolific ski filmer setting off multiple slides while filming in Val d'Isere, France. Obviously, Taillefer wasn't harmed in any of the slides in the clip, but it's important to remember the risk every time you go into the mountains and be cognizant of some of the symptoms of avalanches.

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