Please do not try this at home. This stunt was performed by Ethan Swanson, a professional stunt man. Crazy!
Tag: extreme sports
Watch professional mountain biker Matt Hunter go completely horizontal as he rounds this corner on his bicycle. The Canadian athlete gets so low to the ground his hand even scrapes the dirt! Great footage and fantastic sound editing in this exhilarating spot for Specialized.
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…
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!
Stuntman and free runner Damien Walters does the first ever human loop the loop. I love how this video shows the progression leading to the defining moment. Athleticism and natural ability are factors, but so are hard work and perseverance!