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A speed rider glides on a slope on December 29 in the French Alps... News PhotoAirborne Sport,European Alps,France,French Culture,Full Length,Hill,Horizontal,Lifestyles,Motion,Paragliding,Riding,Snow,Speed,Tourist Resort,Val d'IserePhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA speed rider glides on a slope on December 29, 2012, in the French Alps resort of Val d'Isere. The speed riding is an open-air sport associating the ski, the paragliding and the parachuting, and which consists in going down the snowy slopes equipped with a pair of skis and with a sail of low surface, by alternating the glide and the flight. AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)