Tag: extreme

Jan 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: Ride the Earth

Picture of the Day: Ride the Earth

RIDE THE EARTH Photograph by Luis Vidales/Red Bull Content Pool Professional BMX rider Martin Postigo performs at Red Bull Ramparanoia at Campo de Piedra Pomez in Catamarca, Argentina on December 11th, 2012. The competition is set against a breathtaking backdrop of pumice rock formations moulded by volcanic lava flow known as “Campo…

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Nov 21, 2012

21 Incredible Photos from Red Bull’s Art of Flight

21 Incredible Photos from Red Bull’s Art of Flight

Released on September 8, 2011, The Art of Flight is a Red Bull sponsored documentary film about snowboarding on some of the best mountains in the world. The film took two years to make and takes viewers to places all skiers and snowboarders dream of riding such as: Austria, Alaska, Canada, Patagonia, Aspen and…

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Oct 18, 2012

21 Epic Photos of the Red Bull Stratos Space Jump

21 Epic Photos of the Red Bull Stratos Space Jump

Austria’s Felix Baumgartner earned his place in the history books on Sunday October 14, 2012 after overcoming concerns with the power for his visor heater that impaired his vision and nearly jeopardized the mission. Baumgartner reached an estimated speed of 1,342.8 km/h (834.37 mph) jumping from the stratosphere, which when certified will make him…

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Mar 21, 2012

25 Death-Defying Photos by Vadim Makhorov

25 Death-Defying Photos by Vadim Makhorov

South Bridge, Kiev | Photograph by Vadim Mahorov @ dedmaxopka.livejournal.com Russian photographer Vadim Mahorov goes to death-defying heights for the perfect shot. While the thrill of scaling buildings, towers and monuments is part of the allure, the dramatic aerial landscapes Vadim captures are absolutely breathtaking. Although many are quick to lump Vadim with…

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Mar 7, 2012

The Top 30 Whitewater Kayaking Photos by Red Bull

The Top 30 Whitewater Kayaking Photos by Red Bull

Red Bull, the wing-giving purveyors of all things extreme, has graciously granted the Sifter total access to their incredible library of photographs and videos. Following up from the popular feature on the Cliff Diving World Series earlier this year, we explore the adrenaline-pumping sport of whitewater kayaking. The Sifter went through Red Bull’s…

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Feb 7, 2012

25 Jaw-Dropping Photos from the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

25 Jaw-Dropping Photos from the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

© Ray Demski / Red Bull Cliff Diving Cliff diving is the purest extreme sport on earth. Take a high cliff, deep water and courage. What you get is all you need. No additional machinery, no protection whatsoever, just absolute concentration and complete body control. The equipment – a swimsuit – fits into…

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Feb 2, 2012

The Ultimate Guide to Parahawking in Nepal

The Ultimate Guide to Parahawking in Nepal

Photograph via baileyhope on Reddit What is Parahawking? In an effort to advance the interaction between man and bird, and to provide a unique opportunity to interact with birds of prey in their own environment, Scott Mason conceived and developed Parahawking. Parahawking is paragliding with trained birds of prey. By combining ancient…

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