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Riding on Thin Air: Kelly McGarry + Jeremy Lyttle Take on Khardung La

Vimeo Description by Mercedes-Benz Films:

With the M-Class we took Kelly McGarry and Jeremy Lyttle to the highest elevation they’ve ever been to – Khardung La – and let them have the downhill ride of their lives from 18,380 feet in the Himalayas.

Best known for his breath-taking downhill footage escalating in a flip over a 72-foot-long canyon gap at Red Bull Rampage 2013, Kelly McGarry does not shy away from extremes. So we took him and fellow rider Jeremy Lyttle to the highest and most remote place he’s ever been: Khardung La – the supposedly highest vehicle-accessible mountain pass in the world at 18,380 feet (5,602 m) and let them have the downhill ride of their lives.

Read the full story here: mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/lifestyle/adventure/riding-on-thin-air-kelly-mcgarry-and-jeremy-lyttle-take-on-khardung-la/

Credits:

Written & directed by Colab Creative
Executive Producer: Hadassa Haack
Producer & Editor: William Lascelles
Principal Cinematography: Jason Hancox and William Lascelles
2nd camera: Olya Dendyaeva
Sound design: Hertzog Burger
Special thanks: our man on the ground, Rossi, and our driver Bhanudas.

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Special thanks:
William Lascelles, Jase Hancox and and Olya Dendyaeva – a massive effort for a small crew. Thanks also to our man on the ground, Rossi, and our driver Bhanudas.

Written by Marsha Haneiph

Born and raised in the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Marsha aka "One Opinionated Woman" has been a race fan from childhood. Despite a soft spot for rallycross, she finds interest in all forms of motorsport and enjoys learning about exciting, new varieties. Her personal blog 'One Opinionated Woman' focuses on fitness, food and fast cars.

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