An Extreme Athlete Shares a Touching Letter and Video Tribute to the Best Friend He Lost
Matt Blank and Ian Flanders were extreme athlete partners who shared a love for BASE Jumping. Sadly, Flanders died in 2015, while performing a jump in Turkey. Matt wrote a touching letter to Ian and shares it in this short film, “When We Were Knights”. It features beautiful footage of their gravity-defying jumps, and highlights Ian and Matt’s special friendship. Matt’s touching letter shows how the two friends stayed together through risk and tragedy.