Levi LaVallee planned to spend New Year’s Eve jumping his snowmobile across the San Diego Bay, entertaining thousands of spectators and setting a new world distance record as part of this year’s Red Bull: New Year, No Limits event. But an accident on the final day of testing in Fontana, Calif., derailed those plans. Two weeks after the accident and six days after being released from the hospital and returning home to Minnesota, LaVallee talks for the first time about the crash, setting the world record and his new plans for ringing in the New Year.
ESPN.com: First things first: How are you feeling?
Levi LaVallee: I’ve been better, but I’m just happy to be alive and kickin’. Well, not kickin’.
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