Incredible Backflip Over Race Car – VR Immersive Journalism
With 360 video recording technology, nothing can be staged! In this VR video, watch Hollywood Stuntman Damien Walters perform an incredible backflip while a Formula E race car buzz through under him in 360 degrees video as if you were there.
Formula E is a new FIA motorsport championship featuring electric single-seater race car. The driver on board in this video is stunt driver Alistair Whitton, as he races the Formula E car at 100 kph directly at Damien. This stunt allowed absolutely no room for mistake. It happened so fast if you blink you will probably miss it!
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Damien Walters Formula E Backflip In 360 Degrees
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About Damien Walters
34-year-old professional stuntman, Damien Walters, is a British Forerunner and a former gymnast who is an expert in tumbling and trampoline. He and his team claimed the Trampoline World Championship in 2003 but has not participated in further tournaments since 2007. Since then, he's moved onto other projects, appearing in a number of television commercials and performing acrobatic shows.
He also had the role of stunt double in the following films:
Hellboy II: The Golden Army,
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
I Am Number Four
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Captain America: The First Avenger.
In 2010, Damien won the Taurus World Stunt Awards for “Best Fight” in the film Ninja Assassin.
He is also YouTube’s most watched freerunners with his videos totally over 115 million views.