Crash, For The Win!

James Purvis, rider for Sick Skills out of Scotland, goes over the bars hard in the 3rd round of the Scottish Downhill Series at the final drop.

Amazingly, he was not just O.K, but even went on to win the youth division of the race by four seconds. —Sean McCoy

Update He’s not the only winner who crashed recently! Second “Crash For The Win” video here.

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Sean McCoy

Editor-in-Chief Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.