This Glow-in-the-Dark Snowboarding Video Will Blow Your Mind

Jacob Sutton's simply gorgeous video captures a snowboarder on a night run in the French Alps -- in an LED-encrusted snowsuit. 

Jacob Sutton's simply gorgeous video captures pro snowboarder William Hughes on a night run in the French Alps -- in an LED-encrusted snowsuit. The suit was specially designed by John Spatcher for the shoot. “I was really drawn to the idea of a lone character made of light surfing through darkness,” Sutton tells Nowness, the culture blog that produced the video, in a post on their site. “I've always been excited by unusual ways of lighting things, so it seemed like an exciting idea to make the subject of the film the only light source.”

For more videos by Nowness, see http://www.nowness.com/.

Thanks to Alan Taylor for the video. 

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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