Tag: extreme

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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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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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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