This is probably the closest us muggles will get to playing Quidditch in real life. In this commercial for Colombian telecoms company ETB, a group of skydivers played Hogwart’s dangerous game en route to the ground, complete with brooms and a hoop.
This compilation video (a GoPro camera tribute) is filled with excellent viewpoints from a variety of sports, which always manage to inspire us, as we sit inside, with the A/C on, typing this.
The complete live footage captured from Felix Baumgartner’s death defying balloon flight to over 128,000 feet, and his extraordinary skydive back to Earth. We dare you not to be moved by this.
The Red Bull Soul Flyers take to the Skydive Arena flying chamber in Prague, and pulls off some amazing, seemingly gravity-defying moves as they deftly float through the see-through wind tunnel.
The all-female Pearls of Russia skydiving team pull off a spectacular parachuting stunt, in which a whopping 88 members linked together in mid-air, forming a red, white and blue flower.
A team of wingsuited jumpers leaps from a plane and makes a beeline for the Earth at speeds approaching 140mph with the goal of being first to cross the finish line on the ground.
It’s kind of a cheat with the cardboard boxes, but Gary Connery is still the first to purposely land in a wingsuit so we’re going to count this as another step towards real life Batman. (Thanks JJ!)
Basejumping tends to make us lightheaded or anxious but something about CJ’s fetal position, barrel roll style makes the idea of plummeting off a cliff in Norway not seem so bad.
Ryan Buller’s spirited 3 minute film that chronicles a weekend of skydiving from the perspective of the skydiver is a great combination of adrenaline rush and sheer fun. It’s got a goofy soundtrack too.