Tag: extreme sports

Dec 9, 2014

Cody Townsend Skis the Craziest Line Ever

Cody Townsend Skis the Craziest Line Ever

Cody Townsend takes big mountain skiing to an entirely new level, straight-lining one of the gnarliest vertical chutes deep in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range, earning himself the “Best Line” award at the 15th annual Powder Awards, along with “Best Male Performance” and “Full Throttle” titles as well. The segment is from the award-winning…

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Nov 25, 2014

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

What Surfing at 1000 Frames per Second Looks Like

Chris Bryan shot this incredible footage using The Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro M-320S and the new Phantom 4K Flex with Arri Ultra prime lenses. The cameras were used inside Chris’s custom underwater housings. The audio track is Hans Zimmer’s wildly popular song, Time; which is frequently used for anything epic. The opening sequence is…

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Nov 22, 2014

Free Soloing El Sendero Luminoso With Alex Honnold

Free Soloing El Sendero Luminoso With Alex Honnold

On January 15, 2014, Alex Honnold free-soloed El Sendero Luminoso (The Shining Path) in El Portrero Chico, Mexico in a little over 3 hours. The climb rises 2,500 feet to the summit of El Toro. It could be the most difficult rope-less climb in history.

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Nov 19, 2014

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver and Wingsuit Pilot Pull Off Insane Flying Carpet Stunt

Skydiver Bjørn Magne Bryn and wingsuit pilot Espen Fadnes made history when they pulled off their insane ‘flying carpet’ maneuver in Norway’s Romsdalen Valley. The two connected in mid-air for more than 20 seconds before Bjørn broke away and Espen deployed his chute. Project Romsdalen was made possible by two months of intense preparation,…

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Nov 16, 2014

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison Does an Olympic Ski Jump on his Motorbike

Robbie Maddison tears through the Olympic Park in Utah capping it off with an amazing stunt at the ski jumping facility. Maddison dropped in, launching with a speed of 71 mph (114 km/h) and achieving a distance of 374 ft (114 meters). He also set a world record with a vertical drop of 185…

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Nov 1, 2014

Inside a 27 Second Long Barrel Wave

Inside a 27 Second Long Barrel Wave

Watch Koa Smith ride this seemingly infinite barrel wave for 27 glorious seconds of pure surfing bliss at the famed Skeleton Bay off the coast of Namibia.

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Oct 25, 2014

Picture of the Day: Google Exec Quietly Breaks Highest Jump World Record

Picture of the Day: Google Exec Quietly Breaks Highest Jump World Record

Photograph by J. Martin Harris Photography / PSDC If you recall the fanfare surrounding Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking jump set just two years ago, you may be surprised to learn that the record was quietly broken Friday by Google executive, Alan Eustace, 57. At dawn Alan took off in a 35,000 cubic ft. helium balloon.…

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