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

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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. 

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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