Dec 28, 2011

Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out




dan osman perpindicular to wall like a flag pole Picture of the Day: Just Hanging Out

Photograph via splitwheel on Reddit


Pictured above is the late Dan Osman (February 11, 1963 – November 23, 1998) an American extreme sport practitioner, known for excelling at the dangerous sports of “free-soloing” (rock climbing without ropes or other safety gear); and “rope jumping” (falling several hundred feet from a cliff then being caught by a safety rope), for which his record was over 1000 feet/300 meters. In the stomach churning photograph above, you can see Dan hoisting his body perpendicular to the wall with no ropes or safety harnesses supporting him…

Check out the video below to watch him free solo Lover’s Leap in California. Wait for the move at 1:12. Utter insanity.