AHL referee David Banfield wore a GoPro camera for the Rockford IceHogs/Charlotte Checkers game on Dec. 7, and although these perspectives are sometimes surprisingly boring, this one's entertaining. Long, but entertaining. We get to watch Banfield break up scrums, allow fights to happen, argue with players, and get…
If you've ever wondered what the view is careening down a snow-driven slope with total lack of control, first chasing after a snowmobile and then being chased by one, glad tidings! You'll never have to try it yourself for reference, thanks to one terribly unfortunate Frenchman with a helmet cam.
Helmet cams have become a staple of modern entertainment, giving viewers a feeling of participation never before allowed in the history of moving pictures. But the history of the helmet cam has been shrouded in mystery, until now.