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HERO camera captures racer perspective

Wireless camera available at Yamaha dealerships

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, May. 26, 2008
Supercross fans can share Yamaha rider Josh Hillís first career win by watching footage from the GoPro Motorsports HERO camera mounted on his helmet.

Footage from Hillís March 15 victory in Minneapolis, Minn. can now be seen on GoProís website, http://www.goprocamera.com/, allowing racing fans to see the rugged jumps and hard corners from Hillís perspective.

The GoPro Motorsports Hero camera is now available at Yamaha dealerships at a retail price of US$179.99.Josh Hill wore the GoPro Motorsports HERO camera in the April 21 race in St. Louis, MO.

The waterproof wireless camera captures video at 30 frames per seconds and can record up to 56 minutes of audio and video to a 2GB SD card, sold separately. The camera can also shoot 3 megapixel still photos.

The camera can connect to both PCs and Macs via a USB cable and includes mounting baseplates and a suction cup to attach to helmets or to mount on to motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles or other vehicles.