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Star of ‘speedriding’ film says sport combining skiing, parachutes can be for everyone

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Posted at 10:30 PM, Jan 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-22 00:30:59-05

SALT LAKE CITY -- Skiing already offers extreme sports enthusiasts plenty of opportunities, but another take on the sport involves adding a parachute in order to elevate the excitement to entirely new levels.

A movie about speedriding, "The Unrideables: Alaskan Range" premiered locally Wednesday, and one of the stars spoke with FOX 13 about the high-flying activity. John Devore is a pioneer in the sport, which he said is a combination of big mountain skiing and canopy piloting. He said the fusion is "dangerously addictive."

See the video above for footage from the film and comments from Devore, and click here to learn more about the movie and the sport.