Life moves quickly and if you don't take a moment to slow down, you might miss the beauty of it all. The same goes for watching athletes whose movements are so fast and intricate that they can't always be appreciated in real-time. But now, by the power of almighty editing tools, we get to view the talent and technical work required to perform these complex acts.
This slow motion video compiled by Gregory Villien of France displays some of today's top action sports athletes in their discipline of choice. Villien worked for over 7 years in motion and graphic design, and the effects of his editing skills are stunning.