Reece Wilson’s dramatic OTB at Les Gets was one of the talked about incidents of your entire 2021 World Cup DH season. The (Flying) Scotsman was exiting the ultimate wooded part of the observe when he got here a cropper on a spot bounce, the take-off of which had softened significantly between follow day and race day.
Reece was bucked, nonetheless clipped-in to his bike, hit the deck exhausting and careered off via the tape into a few bewildered spectators, none of whom had been injured. All issues thought of, Reece bought off calmly and got here away with nothing greater than a really stiff, sore neck from which I’m blissful to report he has recovered.
The crash set the scene for what was to be a tumultuous season for the 25 12 months previous, with peaks of elation and equally tangible psychological troughs. The Flying Scotsman is a 50 minute documentary created by Max Rendall and Glen Thomson of Sleeper Collective (lengthy-time buddies of Reece) that takes us onboard his curler-coaster of a season, as described by the person himself.
Needless to say it options some unimaginable using.
Photo Credit: Ross Bell
Reece Wilson: The Flying Scotsman
From Sleeper Co:
“We share an extended historical past of recollections with Reece, and this relationship, one among deep friendship, is what allowed us to drag collectively a movie equivalent to this. In such a pressured atmosphere equivalent to World Cup DH, that is essential as when the highs are excessive we will share the fun, however when the lows arrive, we may be trusted with a rider’s innermost ideas.
We are extremely happy with Reece, and this collaborative movie, which is a celebration of what we predict is likely one of the biggest sports activities there may be. We had no concept how the story would pan out after we started filming, however such is the fantastic thing about a sport with so many variables, there inevitably finally ends up being a narrative of intrigue to inform. And so it was all through 2021.
We actually hope you get pleasure from this movie, and big because of all who allow us to in near doc Reece’s unimaginable journey”.
Produced and Directed by Max Rendall and Glen Thomson at Sleeper Collective