Tag: sports

May 1, 2014 at 9:15 am

This is What Rock Climbing Bears Looks Like

This is What Rock Climbing Bears Looks Like

Just add this to the long list of reasons bears are awesome. These guys can rock climb better than me and I have opposable thumbs! Spotted at Big Bend National Park in Texas, a black bear and its cub were spotted climbing the Santa Elena Canyon wall on 21 March 2014 by a pair…

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April 23, 2014 at 5:06 pm

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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April 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm

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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February 15, 2014 at 1:23 pm

What Do You Do After a Snowstorm in New York City? Go Snowboarding

What Do You Do After a Snowstorm in New York City? Go Snowboarding

Internet superhero Casey Neistat is well-known for his entertaining videos and amazing workshop/studio. During the most recent snowstorm in New York City, Neistat decided to go snowboarding… on the streets. Dangerous? Sure. Illegal? Quite likely. Awesome? Most definitely.

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February 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm

This Dog Loves Watching Tennis Because He Thinks They’re Going to Throw Him the Ball

This Dog Loves Watching Tennis Because He Thinks They're Going to Throw Him the Ball

This dog gets quite the workout watching tennis on tv. I hope his owner let’s him chase real tennis balls after a teaser session like that! Love the intensity when the camera does a close up of the player holding the ball, preparing for a serve 🙂

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January 31, 2014 at 2:46 pm

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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January 24, 2014 at 5:27 pm

Bad NFL Lip Readings is Back

Bad NFL Lip Readings is Back

Last year, the team at BadLipReading released “THE NFL : A Bad Lip Reading” — A Bad Lip Reading of the NFL. 47 million views later, you knew a follow-up video was coming for this season. While it’s not as good as the original (it never is!), it’s should still produce a chuckle or…

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January 10, 2014 at 12:23 pm

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This Video Gave Me a New Appreciation for Surfing

This incredible footage was filmed at Teahupo’o (south-west coast of Tahiti and world-famous surf spot) on August 27th, 2011 during the Billabong Pro waiting period. A lot of riders called it the biggest and gnarliest Teahupoo ever ridden. Chris Bryan was there filming for Billabong with a Phantom HD Gold (for epic slow mo).…

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January 6, 2014 at 6:14 pm

This is Still the Greatest In-Game Dunk of All Time

This is Still the Greatest In-Game Dunk of All Time

It happened on September 25, 2000. The French media proclaimed it ‘le dunk de la mort‘ or the dunk of death. It was the Olympics in Sydney and Team USA was playing France. A lazy outlet pass was stolen by Vincent Lamar Carter (6’6″ / 1.98m), and the only thing between him and an…

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January 6, 2014 at 5:21 pm

The Top 10 Biggest and Best Jumps Ever

The Top 10 Biggest and Best Jumps Ever

I compiled this video way back in 2010 (long before Felix Baumgartner’s record jump from space). To date it has been watched over 25 million times and remains the most viewed piece of content that the sifter has compiled 🙂 Feels appropriate that this be the second video in the newest section on TwistedSifter!…

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