Tag: extreme

Oct 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: The First Untethered Free Flight in Space

Picture of the Day: The First Untethered Free Flight in Space

THE FIRST UNTETHERED FREE FLIGHT IN SPACE Photograph by NASA In this mind-blowing photograph, taken 12 February 1984, Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless II, is seen further away from the confines and safety of his ship than any previous astronaut had ever been. This ‘space first’ was made possible by the Manned Maneuvering…

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Oct 2, 2013

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Here’s What Wingsuit Flying Through a 20 ft Gap at 100 mph Looks Like

Photograph via JEB CORLISS Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube On September 28, 2013, Jeb Corliss, one of the world’s foremost and best-known wingsuit pilots and BASE-jumpers, successfully completed what he says, ‘was the hardest thing I’ve ever done’. Dubbed the Flying Dagger, Corliss jumped out of an airplane and flew through a…

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Mar 26, 2013

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Don’t Look at these Photos if you’re Scared of Heights

Mustang Wanted is a daredevil athlete from Kiev, Ukraine. On his website he releases heart-stopping photos and videos of himself climbing and hanging off of extremely high surfaces without the use of ropes or safety harnesses. The activity has become known as rooftopping or skywalking, a blend of death-defying stunts and photography that has…

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Jan 29, 2013

Dramatic Rooftopping Captures by Aurelie Curie

Dramatic Rooftopping Captures by Aurelie Curie

Aurelie Curie is an urban and industrial photographer. On Flickr she has an incredible photostream of urban exploration (or Urbex) and rooftopping photos. ‘Rooftopping’ is a niche of Urban Exploration that involves scaling the roofs of tall buildings (usually without permission). In the series below you can see the dramatic photos that can result…

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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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