Tag: extreme sports

Apr 7, 2014

Jesper Tjader Double Backflips Over 180 ft Wide Halfpipe

Jesper Tjader Double Backflips Over 180 ft Wide Halfpipe

At the Suzuki Nine Knights event in Livigno, Italy, Jesper Tjäder (SWE) double backflipped a 55 metre transfer over a halfpipe. Jesper of course was wearing a GoPro and other camera operators were on hand to capture the gnarly trick. The progression of freestyle skiing has been a pleasure to watch!

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Feb 22, 2014

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

Stuntman and free runner Damien Walters does the first ever human loop the loop. I love how this video shows the progression leading to the defining moment. Athleticism and natural ability are factors, but so are hard work and perseverance!

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Jan 31, 2014

GoPro Just Released New HD Footage of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump and it’s Insane

GoPro Just Released New HD Footage of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump and it’s Insane

On October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended 128,100 feet above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. He broke the speed of sound while free-falling back to Earth, setting three world records in the process. GoPro had seven HERO2 cameras documenting every moment and Red Bull and GoPro just released…

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Jan 10, 2014

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This incredible footage was filmed at Teahupo’o (south-west coast of Tahiti and world-famous surf spot) on August 27th, 2011 during the Billabong Pro waiting period. A lot of riders called it the biggest and gnarliest Teahupoo ever ridden. Chris Bryan was there filming for Billabong with a Phantom HD Gold (for epic slow mo).…

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Jan 6, 2014

The Top 10 Biggest and Best Jumps Ever

The Top 10 Biggest and Best Jumps Ever

I compiled this video way back in 2010 (long before Felix Baumgartner’s record jump from space). To date it has been watched over 25 million times and remains the most viewed piece of content that the sifter has compiled :) Feels appropriate that this be the second video in the newest section on TwistedSifter!…

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