Watch :: “Cheetahs on the Edge” the Director’s Cut

-Winner of the 2013 National Magazine Awards for best Multimedia piece of the year-

Cheetahs are the fastest runners on the planet. Combining the resources of National Geographic Magazine and the Cincinnati Zoo, and drawing on the skills of an incredible crew, we documented these amazing cats in a way that’s never been done before.

The footage is a compilation of multiple runs by five cheetahs during three days of filming using a Phantom camera filming at 1200 frames per second . . . the cat reached top speeds of 60+ miles per hour.

* This video is mesmerizing. I’ve watched it four times today.