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Weird News Confined Spaniard stays safe by skiing in his living room

11:50  05 april  2020
11:50  05 april  2020 Source:   msn.com

Coronavirus: Faced with confinement, he skis in the middle of his living room (Video)

 Coronavirus: Faced with confinement, he skis in the middle of his living room (Video) © Youtube The Barcelonan Philipp Klein Herrero has found the parade to be able to ski despite the confinement in Spain. The young man had fun filming himself climbing up and down a mountain of ski sheets in his living room: "I had a spark of creativity," said the skier to AFP.

© Fabrice COFFRINI Imagine skiing like Spain's Joaquim Salarich in your own living room . "The day Spain decreed a lockdown for the whole country, I "The lockdown had me thinking about skiing the whole time, so I started to think how I could ski without leaving my living room ," he wrote when he

"The lockdown had me thinking about skiing the whole time, so I started to think how I could ski without leaving my living room ," he wrote when he posted the video. He finishes with a crash. As his helmeted disappears into the sheets, the message: " Stay safe , stay at home," appears.

a man riding skis down a snow covered slope: Imagine skiing like Spain's Joaquim Salarich in your own living room © Fabrice COFFRINI Imagine skiing like Spain's Joaquim Salarich in your own living room

When Philipp Klein Herrero had to cancel a skiing holiday because of the coronavirus pandemic he recreated the winter sport experience in confinement in his Barcelona flat. The video has gone viral.

"I had a spark of creativity," the 28-year-old video maker and amateur skier told AFP.

The result was a 57-second video called "Freeride at home" shot from a camera attached to the ceiling which has been viewed several hundred thousands times on YouTube and other platforms.

"The day Spain decreed a lockdown for the whole country, I had a bus ticket to go to La Grave, France, for a week's skiing with my family. It was the freeride trip I had saved up for all year, everything was planned," said Klein Herrero, an engineer at Spanish car-maker SEAT, told AFP. 

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Sanchez also reiterated his support for the launch of jointly issued debt by euro zone members as a way to counter the coronavirus economic impact, an idea championed by Spain and Italy but rejected by Germany and other northern EU Confined Spaniard stays safe by skiing in his living room .

VIDEO: Confined Spaniard stays safe by skiing in his living room . The result was a 57-second video called "Freeride at home" shot from a camera attached to the ceiling which has been viewed several hundred thousands times on YouTube and other platforms. 4 hours ago.

"I could have got on that bus, but when I saw that the situation was getting crazier by the minute, I decided that it was a bit immoral to go skiing while people were dying in Spain," he added. 

The total number of deaths from the coronavirus in Spain has passed 11,700. 

"The lockdown had me thinking about skiing the whole time, so I started to think how I could ski without leaving my living room," he wrote when he posted the video.

In the video, edited in stop-motion, Klein Herrero wakes on the floor in a sleeping bag in full gear. Shot from above to make it seem that he is standing when he is, in fact, lying on the floor, he climbs a show-capped peak made of white sheets and then skis down. 

He finishes with a crash. As his helmeted disappears into the sheets, the message: "Stay safe, stay at home," appears.

"I've seen a lot of funny videos of people doing outdoor sports at home. So I wanted to do the same," he told AFP.

"On Thursday morning, I saw there was good light outside, so I went for it. I moved all the furniture, set up all the lights, hung the camera on the ceiling, and within six hours everything was in the box," he said.

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13H (TF1): Why is Jean-Pierre Pernaut absent? .
Absent today from his chair of JT presenter, which he now provides from his living room, Jean-Pierre Pernaut makes viewers wonder. © TF1 Absent today from his JT presenter's chair, which he now provides from his living room, Jean-Pierre Pernaut makes viewers wonder. An emblematic figure of the 1 p.m. television news on TF1, Jean-Pierre Pernaut had not failed in his mission to inform the French.

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