Doug Menuez: The need for speed (and other thoughts on having fun)

No one ever laid on their deathbed saying they wished they’d worked more, or found out they have only six months to live and decided they were going to make as many Powerpoint presentations as they could while they still had time, right?

Of course not. We may work to live, but we live to play. For Doug Menuez, playing means driving “really fast.” (Hey, he named his blog Go Fast, Don’t Crash for a reason.) He could be zooming around in his 1966 Jaguar E-Type on backcountry roads in the Catskills—or, in the case below, up in a helicopter photographing a pal zooming around in said Jag…

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Doug’s friend Russ driving Doug’s 1966 Jaguar E-Type. Photo by Doug Menuez.

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…or he could be going 130 MPH on the main straight at the Skip Barber Racing School…

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Doug Menuez at the Skip Barber Racing School.

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Either way, says Doug, only one word describes the experience: “Awesome.”

To see more of his photos of maximum fun-dom, such as these…

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Photo by Doug Menuez. Courtesy menuezarchiveprojects.com.

Photo by Doug Menuez. Courtesy menuezarchiveprojects.com.

Yes, that’s Robin Williams. Photo by Doug Menuez. Courtesy menuezarchiveprojects.com.

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…check out “Play,” a handpicked edit of model-released images created by Doug and the team at Menuez Archive Projects. Click on the image below…

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Click on the photo to view “Play,” an edit of images that are totally not about work, at Menuez Archive Projects.


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