Ross Kelly, CBS Local Sports

What’s the best way for an amateur or semi-pro athlete to make a name for himself? Trick shots, of course. Recently we’ve seen the University of Florida compose a highly-synchronized trick-shot video and we’ve seen the Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber pull off a hybrid golf-baseball drive. However, those were low-risk trick shots where the reward was high but there’s really no downside if you fail.

But what happens when you raise the stakes and attempt a trick shot off, say, a mountain? This can happen:

The guy attempting the trick shot is Romain Bechu who is a pro golfer in Europe and occasional trick shot artist. His Instagram page is filled with videos of him juggling golf balls and hitting trick shots, including ones much more successful than the one above like this one:

Ross Kelly is an Associated Producer for CBS Local Sports. He is from Louisiana and is a fan of all sports, but not of any teams (except LSU). He can be reached at