Ugh, Argh, Ooph-Repeat
"Nobody else was stepping it up," says Aaron McGovern, trying to explain why he dropped a 15-foot cliff in Cordova, Alaska, without scouting the landing. Surprise-it was bulletproof. He pinged, starfished, and pinged his way 1,500 feet down the narrow sluiceway, skis on the whole time, miraculously suffering no major injuries. "It was a pretty typical day of shooting for me."
Click on the slideshow to see McGovern's Mary Lou Retton impersonation.