Matthias Giraud Puts His Life At Risk To Live More Fully

A world-record-holding ski BASE jumper embraces death-defying risks for himself — and his son.

Matthias “Super Frenchie” Giraud is the least risk-averse dad you’ll ever meet. Hover over his kid? Not exactly. Instead, he pushes his seven-year-old son Sören to take on the things he enjoys without looking back. They happen to be indoor skydiving, surfing, and skateboarding.

Giraud comes by this parenting style honestly: As one of the best ski-BASE j…

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