Tag: extreme

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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Apr 23, 2014

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

At 829.8 meters (2,722 ft), the Burj Khalifa is the tallest man-made structure in the world. Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen broke a new World Record by BASE jumping from above the pinnacle by way of a custom-built platform constructed at the very top of the structure. The jump, sponsored by Skydive Dubai, was…

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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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Mar 10, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

Picture of the Day: The Mast Walk

THE MAST WALK Photograph by ALEX THOMSON RACING Website | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube Solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson recently performed a daring feat on board his high-speed yacht. Dubbed the ‘mast walk‘, Thomson climbed up the 30-meter high mast of the moving vessel, taking a moment to enjoy…

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Feb 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Soaring With Eagles

Picture of the Day: Soaring With Eagles

SOARING WITH EAGLES Photograph by ALEX SHAW / alex-shaw.com In this breathtaking capture by Alex Shaw, we see fellow photographer and urban explorer Lucinda Grange, atop one of the famous eagles that peer out from the 61st floor of the Chrysler Building in New York City. The photo was included in a…

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