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212 kilometers an hour

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Chris Walker, host of CBC Daybreak South, wears a speed skiing helmet brought into studio by Neil Munroe one of Canada's few speed skiers. (Courtesy CBC)

Neil Munroe of Vernon likes a little speed now and again; that is why he flies Jumbo jets for a living and is a competitive speed skier in his spare time.

He is one of the few competitive speed skiers in Canada with a top speed of 212 kilometers per hour. The world record is a little faster at 251 kilometers per hour.

Neil blew into our studios for a quick interview about the life of a speed demon.

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