The Inertia

For every smart kid who questions the physics behind flying reindeer, this video gives us the truth: Santa can fly all by himself.

Insta360 teamed up with speedriding-pro Valentin Delluc to deliver Christmas cheer to the small French resort of Avoriaz. No matter how Scrooge-like you might be feeling this year, it’s hard to deny the joy of watching Delluc — in full Santa gear — somersaulting through town and grinding along the rooftops.

Is this an ad promoting a camera? Yes, but it’s a publicity stunt that works, showing us something we’ve probably never seen before at a time when we should all feel okay embracing some frivolous fun.

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“Combining freeskiing, paragliding and gift delivering, this is the most badass Santa you’ll see this year!” the video description reads.

If there’s a contest for most badass Santa — Delluc gets my vote. Happy Holidays!

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