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‘CJ Style’ Basejumping

‘CJ Style’ Basejumping

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.

Ice Climbing World Cup 2011

Ice Climbing World Cup 2011

Thanks to Vimeo user Matt Pycroft for giving us this intense glimpse into the world of competitive ice climbing with a highlights clip from the Saas Fee Ice Climbing World Cup in Switzerland.

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Norway Slopeflying

Norway Slopeflying

Hold on to your shorts for a beautiful, death-defying flight through the mountains of Stryn, Norway. For the first minute or so, we had no idea how or where these guys were going to land.

Mass Bridge Jump

Mass Bridge Jump

This crowd of people in Russia are about to jump off of a bridge – in unison. Despite the fact that they are attached by bungee cords it still doesn’t look like the brightest idea.

World’s Highest Tennis Court

World’s Highest Tennis Court

To promote the 2005 Dubai Open, Andre Agassi and Roger Federer played tennis on a grass court more than 650 ft above the ground – the helipad of the luxurious Burj Al Arab hotel.

Rainy ‘Ring Run

Rainy ‘Ring Run

The name of Nürburgring Driving Academy instructor Andreas Gülden stays plastered on the video the whole time. Why? So we won’t forget who this skillful, daring and steel-balled man is.

Being There (Trailer)

Being There (Trailer)

Trailer for the eighth ski movie of Field Productions. Shot in three countries – Norway, Sweden and Japan – featuring some of the best freeskiers as well as an equally talented film crew.

Crack the Surface: Ep. 1

Crack the Surface: Ep. 1

(NSFW: Language) The first of a series of videos about Urban Exploring – looking for and documenting rarely seen places in cities, such as rooftops, underground railways and even sewers.

Are We in the Same Car?!

Are We in the Same Car?!

The Jaguar XKR is a thing of beauty. We’d love to ride one, but not with this mischievous test driver at the helm. We were waiting for the passenger’s soul to be wrenched from his body.

Insane Trackmania User Track

Insane Trackmania User Track

YouTube member DexM47 puts the “TrackMania” in TrackMania. No seriously. Check out Erebus, his custom track for TrackMania Nations Forever, so precise in its chaos it boggles the mind.

Jetman over Grand Canyon

Jetman over Grand Canyon

52-year old Yves “Jetman” Rossy has crossed the English Channel and flown loops on his awesome jetpack. Here’s a glimpse at his historic flight over the Grand Canyon on May 7, 2011.

The 180º Man

The 180º Man

This man can turn heads – and drop jaws – with the extent to which he can turn his own head. Thanks to a very flexible spinal column, Alexander can turn his head up to a freaky 180 degrees.

Cards Cutting Cucumber

Cards Cutting Cucumber

When we saw pictures showing 25-year old Bai Deng Chun slicing cucumbers by throwing playing cards, we weren’t convinced he was for real. A quick YouTube search proves that he’s legit.

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Exploring the Sky

Exploring the Sky

Helmet-cam footage of several wingsuit flights from the fringes of the United States, taken by Richard Schneider. The last scene shows 25 expert fliers forming a vertical diamond.

Trick Shot Doc

Trick Shot Doc

We’ve featured several trick shots here at The Awesomer, and all of them involved sports. Until now. Watch Dr. Denton fool around with medical instruments. Fake, but still funny.

Father & Son vs. Anaconda

Father & Son vs. Anaconda

A video from the 60s showing badass herpetologist Ross Allen and his son Tom take turns in wrestling a 20-foot anaconda at Silver Springs. Check out the comments on YouTube for bonus laughs.

MLS Gravity Bike

MLS Gravity Bike

Behold the raw beauty of this gravity bike – made for downhill runs, with no chains, cranks or pedals – made by Jeff Tiedeken aka Monkey Like Shiny. Can go as fast as 80mph. More pics here.

Thousand Knuckle Crack

Thousand Knuckle Crack

Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins asked 2010 PAX East attendees to do something bizarre – to crack all their knuckles simultaneously. The sound they made is eerily… wet.

Touge Drift

Touge Drift

Georgiy Stepanyan of Team Dragtimes weaves his way along the mountains of Ukraine in this wonderfully shot video. The drift along the U-bend is just mesmerizing. More in-car footage here.

Bully Beatdown

Bully Beatdown

An altercation between two students of Chifley College in Sydney, Australia. It’s clear who’s bullying who, but he doesn’t get the last laugh. Both students have been suspended over the fight.

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World Record Waterfall Descent

World Record Waterfall Descent

Buck up and huck it – that’s exactly what Tyler Bradt did (with minor injuries) to make the insane 189′ world record waterfall descent at Palouse Falls. The drama begins at 2:30. (Thanks Nash!)

Avalanche on Cheget

Avalanche on Cheget

A group of villagers in Terskol, Russia watch as they intentionally induce an avalanche by firing artillery. The scenery quickly transforms from postcard-worthy into nothing but snow and dust.

A Hill in Spain

A Hill in Spain

Chris Akrigg rivals Danny MacAskill when it comes to being a crazy trials cyclist. This video shows off his talents with mountain downhill, rock trials, steep jumps and urban downhill riding. (Thanks Jason!)

The Art of Flight (Trailer)

The Art of Flight (Trailer)

The Art of Flight is an epic love letter to snowboarding, featuring pro athletes in remote locations; outstanding camera work makes us feel like we’re right there with them. (Thanks Zach!)

Cranberry Wakeboarding

Cranberry Wakeboarding

Here’s Josh Tranby and the Red Bull Winch crew in Tomah, Wisconsin, performing a visually stunning wakeboarding session in a cranberry bog. Yes, you read that right. Who knew? (Thanks Tommy!)

JetLev Flyer

JetLev Flyer

The JetLev Flyer is a water-based jetpack with a top speed of 22 mph and can take its rider up to a height of 33 ft. It will go on sale starting March 2011. Screw sports cars, we want this one.

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