It's been around for a month or so, but with all eyes on Detroit for the North American International Auto Show, it's high time to bring this inspired video — a segment from Tracing Skylines where a handful of skiers go on their "trips of a lifetime" — back into the conversation. Exploring and then humbly repping a city is one thing, but being aware of the inherent dangers with a city as down-on-their-luck as Detroit is another beast altogether: at the 4:15 mark the skiers get shaken awake to the realities of urban degradation when they cross over to the wrong side of the tracks.
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Pro Karl Fostvedt led the Motown leg of the season, and from launching himself through decrepit buildings to the suburban antics that included water skiing, this shined a new light on the Motor City.
"We are not supposed to be skiing here."