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VIDEO: Risking Life and Limb in 'Cannibal Canyon'

October 29, 2015

Donner Pass near Tahoe, CA is known as the treacherous path westward in which travelers in the mid-1800s resorted to cannibalism to survive the harsh conditions. Fast forward to modern times, and the picturesque 2.4 mile highway has caught the eye of some of the world’s top downhill longboarders. With its elevation change of over 2,000 feet, aggressive corners and possible top speeds of up to 45 mph, the Sector 9 team took advantage of the closed road to explore the dangers that lurk at every corner.