Tag: extreme sports

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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Oct 14, 2014

Highline Hammock Session in the Dolomites

Highline Hammock Session in the Dolomites

On September 9, 2014, 22 people nestled into 16 hammocks for one epic chillout session. Photographer Sebastian Wahlhütter was on hand to capture the day’s events which took place on Monte Piana, in the famous Dolomites mountain range of northeastern Italy. In a recent blog post, Wahlhütter explains: This special set up was rigged…

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Oct 12, 2014

This Guy is About to BASE Jump Into a Rooftop Pool

This Guy is About to BASE Jump Into a Rooftop Pool

Watch this daredevil BASE jump off a 1200 ft tower into a rooftop pool atop a 34-story building. The daring feat was done at night in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Do not attempt this at home!

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Oct 3, 2014

Danny MacAskill Rides the Infamous Ridge on the Isle of Skye

Danny MacAskill Rides the Infamous Ridge on the Isle of Skye

For the first time in one of his films, legendary trials cyclist Danny MacAskill climbs aboard a mountain bike and returns to his native home of the Isle of Skye in Scotland to take on a death-defying ride along the notorious Cuillin Ridgeline. ps. look out for that front flip at 6:10!

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