hahah what a spaz... i'd stomp that shit..
also, how did he not have time to stop - that was a pretty obvious cliff.. do you even lift bro?
also, nice southpark ref in the article: "That, and if you "french fry" when you mean to "pizza," you're going to have a bad time."
I tend to agree with you, if you know you couldn't stop and are going to take a drop it seems better to launch and hope for the best rather than try to slide down it on your ass. But shit like that is easy to say from your couch. But still...