Exmouth’s Dave films BASE jumping tour
PUBLISHED: 11:26 31 August 2016
A former Exmouth Community College student, inspired by a popular television programme, has created his own BASE jumping film.
Ex television researcher Dave Robson, 29, born in Exmouth, has travelled across Europe and Malaysia to film The Exit Point.
The finished product, which has been released on iTunes, follows BASE jumper Sam Hardy as he toured the world.
Dave said: “I’m very happy with it. It’s gone a lot further than I expected when we were making it. I didn’t really have somewhere in mind for it to go.”
Dave added the film, which was shot over the course of a year, provides a ‘rare insight’ into the sport. After watching a feature on Sam’s BASE jumping exploits on Rude Tube, Dave decided to approach him with the idea for the film.
Sam invited Dave along on his travels across Europe and the pair met up at various stages to document events.
BASE jumping is an extreme sport which involves jumping from a building, antenna, bridge or cliff. More than 250 people have died participating in the sport.
The Exit Point was first aired on the Extreme Sports Channel earlier this year and since then it has been sold to a lifestyle sports company which has sent it worldwide.
Anyone who wants to watch the film should go to the iTunes Store and search for The Exit Point.
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