Forget parachuting from space, nothing captures the blistering speed and the lurking presence of death like a high-speed drop down a mountain chute. Watch what it's like to ski down the Earth's frozen ass crack from the perspective of world-class winter athlete Cody Townsend.

No dub step, no overly dramatic drawn-out intro, this is a Grade-A Internet Video my friends.

This is a clip from the new ski flick "Days Of My Youth" starring Richard Permin, Bobby Brown, PK Hunder, Russ Henshaw, Michelle Parker, and Markus Eder, and other legends of snowsport.