FPV drone videos that left us awestruck
They’re immersive, they’re exciting, and done right, they get the adrenaline rushing. No wonder we can’t get enough of first-person view (FPV) drone videos! As the year ends, here’s a look back at FPV drone footage that was all about immaculate planning, perfect timing and coordination, clever sound editing, and of course, next-level flying skills.
Extreme mountain biking with Red Bull
Every year, Red Bull invites urban downhill riders from all over the world to race through the narrow streets of the Chilean town of Valparaíso. This year, they wanted an FPV drone to follow Czech mountain biker Tomáš Slavík as he would race downstairs, navigate past narrow lanes and low roofs, jump over massive man-made obstacles, and even ride through a building!
The Dutch Drone Gods team took up the challenge to deliver an absolute nail-biter of a result. But even with their unique piloting skills, they were forced to fly the drone blind in some parts of the…