They did get to some impressive heights. A lot of them use the jumps to overtake their competitors and some of the jumps really are spectacular. Unfortunately, the accidents, when they happen, are equally spectacular.
This young boy, about 6 years old, damaged his arm trying to fulfil his parents ambition. When I was in the paddock shooting the images for the time-lapse, I noticed this lad getting instructions from his mother.....he looked scared to death.
Something else that disturbed me was the fact there isn't an infants course - they use the same full course