Video: Olympian Jamie Nicholls releases second extreme UK snowboard stunt

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Team GB’s Olympic Snowboard finalist, Jamie Nicholls has proven he defied the laws of gravity again with the video release of his second ‘never been done’ before stunt.

In 2014 Nicholls filmed his first creative route down the centre’s lesson slope and through the car park, but no one could have guessed the video’s creative approach to snowboarding would become a viral phenomenon, receive more than seven million views.

This year’s stunt took ‘indoor snowboarding’ to a whole new level with a brand new route around the outside of the building and past The Snow Centre’s 160m main slope.

The Snow Centre’s team worked through the night to build the exciting course for the 22-year-old from Queensbury, moving tonnes of snow outside the building and shaping jumps, boxes and rails in the most

unusual spots.

The run took more than 17 hours to build and a 4am start saw Jamie complete filming that morning.

“I am excited to see if everyone likes my 2015 ‘Hemel Run 2’ as much as 2014’s footage,” said Jamie. “It’s definitely bigger and better than last year’s.

“I just wanted to do something even more inspiring that would push the limits of UK snowboarding even further.

“This time we had the Red Bull winch, which helped me reach greater speeds and so much support from everyone, including GB Park & Pipe, Red Bull, The Snow Centre, Nike, Salomon and UK Sport.”