Tag: extreme sports

Jul 31, 2014

This Guy Jumped from One Roof to Another and Then Took It One Step Further

This Guy Jumped from One Roof to Another and Then Took It One Step Further

Please do not try this at home. This stunt was performed by Ethan Swanson, a professional stunt man. Crazy!

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Jul 29, 2014

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Inside a Kilometer Long Barrel Wave

Benji Brand scores endless barrels at Namibia’s fabled Skeleton Bay. The remote surf spot is known for having one of the best and longest sand banks on the planet. For seasoned barrel riders, these are considered some of the best waves on Earth.

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Jun 26, 2014

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

We’re Now One Step Closer to the Hoverboard

Photograph by Liam McKenna for ZR Hoverboard Franky Zapata, founder of Zapata Racing, recently unveiled his latest invention, the ZR Hoverboard. According to their press kit, the device can soar up to 16 ft (5 meters) above the water and approach speeds of 25 mph (40 km/h). The Hoverboard is a surf board that…

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May 13, 2014

Matt Hunter Rounds a Corner on his Bike. Goes Completely Horizontal in the Process

Matt Hunter Rounds a Corner on his Bike. Goes Completely Horizontal in the Process

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.

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Apr 23, 2014

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

These Guys Just BASE Jumped from the Very Top of the World’s Tallest Building

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…

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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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Feb 22, 2014

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

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!

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