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WATCH: Jacob Sutton's amazing LED Surfer video

We don’t normally go in for arty sports videos – we’re “football in the groin” kinda guys – but this is pretty cool.

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WHAT HAPPENS IF you take a pro snowboarder, cover him in LED lights, and set him on his merry way in the French Alps?

A pretty amazing video short, that’s what.

Filmmaker Jacob Sutton is the man behind the visually-stunning LED Surfer, which shows snowboarder William Hughes lighting up the slopes of Tignes in an illuminated suit.

“I was really drawn to the idea of a lone character made of light surfing through darkness,” Sutton told “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.”

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