McLaren Spider Races Pro Snowboarder Down Colorado's Loveland Pass

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Rhys Millen, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb record-holder, and Chanelle Sladics, Winter Games Medallist, race down the "notoriously treacherous" Loveland Pass.

One has a 616-bhp McLaren 12C Spider. The other has a snowboard.

Who wins? Well, it is a car commercial — one we wish felt a little less staged.

Comments

I like how she's riding at a resort for half the spot.

Any updates on who produced this spot? Was it local?

It must have taken hours to peel all of the stickers off of the signs before the shoot.

there are rails in the trees. its been so long i cant remember if there's a rainbow or not.

regardless, interesting to see the final cut on this. if you were to ride the north side to the pick up lot, the rider would kill a car. takes under a minute to get to the lot.

There's no orange mesh fencing on Loveland Pass :/

You can see a freaking chairlift at 2:16.

The car may be driving down Loveland Pass but the snowboarder is in a ski resort. Loveland Pass is a national park, their are no rails to ride, or groomed trails. It's true that people snowboard it, but this footage is not of that happening. This is a very obvious fake, and McLaren's agency should be ashamed of themselves. Anyone know who they are?

There are definitely rails up there but that rainbow looked like it was well placed in a park.

Loveland Pass is not a national park, it's on Arapaho National Forest. People can legally set up temporary rails on NF land. Which these guys should have done.

Besides the obvious boarding at a resort it's a nice spot.

Wait, so something produced in a commercial was fake?

the rainbow box was NOT in loveland pass as you can see a ski lift in the background as she is going over the box. Also no one mentioned that the McLaren driver is driving back up the pass towards the summit for most of the spot after he drops the snowboarder off. This has some horrible
continuity that would make any editor say WTF?

It says it was Colorado produced. Who was the production company? Who from Colorado worked on it? More importantly, who was the director?

obviously a car commercial with a storyline that makes you want to watch until the end...

If we get technical on it, getting dropped off the top of Loveland Pass without any hiking and just strapping on the board would have you hit the road in 10 or fewer turns...why would she hit a boxrail and not a log...definitely produced by non-CO people as all of this would have been known, I hope

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