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This Helicopter Pilot Is Your Ticket To Skating Heaven (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

12/10/2014 04:33 EST | Updated 12/10/2014 07:59 EST

It's good to have friends. Especially when they have helicopters and will fly you to the mountains to skate on frozen lakes.

Bradley Friesen is one such friend. He has been a helicopter pilot for almost 25 years, and often takes passengers to find remote — and spectacular — places to skate.

One of these expeditions took place last Sunday, when Friesen took friends Derek Popke and Brett Draney up to a mountain between Vancouver and Pemberton with their skates in tow.

And the resulting photo — which Friesen took from above, while in his helicopter — is pretty incredible.

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"We went looking to see how things were freezing," Friesen, from Vancouver, told The Huffington Post B.C. "We went exploring and found a piece of ice that [my friends] skated on."

It's not the first time that Friesen has helped passengers play on high-up, frozen ponds. Previously he took up 10 guys and their hockey gear.

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He's even flown up a figure skater.

bradley friesen photography

And Friesen's work has garnered plenty of attention in the past.

Molson Canadian used some of his camera footage for its #AnythingForHockey commercial.

Friesen also made waves with this ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in which he dumped glacier water on pro hockey player Paul Bissonnette — from his helicopter.

Even his apartment has spread online.

"If you Google me, anything that sounds kinda strange — except for being an international gun smuggler/attempted murderer — is me," he said.

(H/T Vancouver Reddit)

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