Tag: extreme

Aug 25, 2014

Seeing How this Selfie was Taken Actually Made my Stomach Drop

Seeing How this Selfie was Taken Actually Made my Stomach Drop

Photographer Daniel Lau uses his ‘selfie stick’ to take dizzying footage of a rooftopping adventure 346 meters (1,135 feet) above the streets of Hong Kong. Lau, with friends Andrew Tso and A.S. are seen in the video casually eating bananas while perched dangerously on the spire of The Center, Hong Kong’s fifth-tallest skyscraper. …

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Aug 22, 2014

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Picture of the Day: When Skydivers Meet

Photograph by Dom Daher / Red Bull Content Pool Soul Flyers Fred Fugen and Vincent Reffet perform during training in Austria for The Ultimate Skydiving Combo, skydiving from 33,000 feet (10 km) above Austria on May 13th, 2014. Love the curvature of Earth in this shot! What an epic location for a handshake! …

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Aug 20, 2014

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

Motorcyclist Crashes at High Speed, Lands Perfect Front Flip onto Roof of Moving Car

This is the craziest dash cam footage I’ve ever seen. A motorcyclist tries to make a dangerous pass on a highway and crashes into the trunk of another car. Miraculously, the motorcyclist somehow executes a perfect front flip onto the roof of the car, even sticking the landing. Absolute insanity.

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Aug 20, 2014

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

12 Photos That Look Straight Down from Perilous Heights

Photographer and urban explorer Ivan Kuznetsov shows us the world from a vantage point many of us will never experience first hand. Based in Moscow, the Russian photographer is a well-known ‘rooftopper’, which means he scales tall buildings and structures (often illegally) to take dizzying aerial photos of the world below. While ‘extreme’ rooftopping…

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Jul 31, 2014

This Guy Jumped from One Roof to Another and Then Took It One Step Further

This Guy Jumped from One Roof to Another and Then Took It One Step Further

Please do not try this at home. This stunt was performed by Ethan Swanson, a professional stunt man. Crazy!

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Jul 6, 2014

This is the First Ride Down the World’s Tallest Waterslide

This is the First Ride Down the World’s Tallest Waterslide

At 168 ft and 7 inches, Verrückt (German for ‘insane’) is the world’s tallest waterslide. Set to open this month at Kansas City’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark, riders will have to climb 264 steps to reach the top of this 17-story behemoth. Four-person rafts will reach speeds in excess of 60 mph before ascending a second…

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May 3, 2014

This Guy Got to Ride in an F16 so He Took a GoPro with Him

This Guy Got to Ride in an F16 so He Took a GoPro with Him

Photographer Blair Bunting got to take a ride in an F16 with the Thunderbirds, the air demonstration squadron of the US Air Force. The views are great and it’s interesting to see how he handles the g-force when the pilot does his acrobatic manoeuvres.

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