Watching a pro football game, you lose perspective on just how fast the players are running relative to one another. Let’s put them up against your average sportscaster for a reality check.
There’s no shortage of inspired acrobatics in this compilation of some of the best of tricking and parkour from around the world. We appreciate seeing the names with the talent too. (Thanks Ian!)
Antoine Montant, the world’s leading speed flyer (a mix of skiing, paragliding and sky diving), pulls off the first-ever speed ride, gliding some floaty cool moves along the old cable car line in Chamonix.
Does wingsuit basejumping make flying squirrels look boring? The answer may be revealed in this collection of shots from recent flights made by a talented group of enthusiasts. (Thanks IceBone!)
Cool time-lapse footage of this year’s New York City Marathon at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the starting point of the race since 1976. Bonus: helicopter hovering like a dragonfly at 0:17.
Austin Meys demonstrates his sheer upper body strength, bending metal, destroying decks of cards and climbing ropes with only his arms. You don’t want to be in the ring with this kid. (Thanks, Mike!)
Simply choose your favorite sport, type/length of training and playlist on the Nike BOOM app and you’ll get blasts of encouragement from elite athletes and coaches throughout your workout.
Check out this 90 second clip of a dude named Emperor Duke doing the limbo under 8″ beer bottles. Yep, you read that right. The yoga looks like it’s really paying off. (Thanks Chris!)
We’re pretty skeptical about walking on water, what with that whole gravity thing, but the guys here don’t seem to care; they’re inventing the next new sport and calling it liquid mountaineering.