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Portugal Motorcycle POV

Portugal Motorcycle POV

Get ready for a bumpy ride with this helmetcam video from motorcycle rider Ben Hemingway as he takes us through narrow corridors, up and down staircases, and over logs in the prologue of the Extreme XL de Lagares enduro race.

BASE Jump to Swimming Pool

BASE Jump to Swimming Pool

(NSFW: Language) A luxurious version of the skydive to slip n’ slide. YouTuber John Van Horne and his buddy jumped from the top of the 1,099ft. Kuala Lumpur Tower and landed on the rooftop swimming pool of a nearby building.

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Lucky Cyclist

Lucky Cyclist

A man casually riding his bicycle across an intersection in Lyubertsy, Russia lucked out twice in a split-second. The truck across him failed to yield to a speeding car, and he ended up in the middle of the resulting collision.

Cliffside Selfies at Hua Shan

Cliffside Selfies at Hua Shan

Mt. Hua or Hua Shan is a famous historical site in China. Though it has cable cars, it’s known for its extremely narrow cliffside paths, as shown in YouTuber Mark Laurence’s video, which was probably uploaded by his ghost.

Now You See It…

Now You See It…

This lucky person was trying to leave their house to escape a tornado, but instead ended up witnessing a rare live performance of the Great Magician, Mr. Garage. Watch as it performs its trademark vanishing trick.

Surfboard Switch

Surfboard Switch

Surfer Jamie O’Brien pulls off a daring and impressive move as he swaps surfboards mid-wave as he rides the foam in at The Wedge in Newport Beach, California. We’re assuming he eventually recovered his first board.

No Recording Allowed

No Recording Allowed

YouTuber Ingela Tanneskog says she waited for a thunderstorm to pass before taking this video so she could film a huge rainbow in peace. Apparently nature had other plans.

Narrow Canyon Jet Skiing

Narrow Canyon Jet Skiing

GoPro footage captured by Christian Yellott as he winds his way through Mountain Sheep Canyon at Arizona’s Lake Powell. While he does slow down a little bit in the narrowest parts, it’s still a crazy place to take a jet ski.

Flying Race Car

Flying Race Car

At a rainy practice race, GP3 driver Konstantin Tereschenko lost control of his car, which slid across the turf and was launched into the air upon hitting the inside of a sausage kerb. Thankfully the 20-year old was unharmed.

Gymnast Bike Crash 2

Gymnast Bike Crash 2

YouTuber Kruszon1984 shares this one-in-a-million accident between a motorcyclist and a car, whose driver swerved right into the biker’s path. Thankfully, the car turned out to be both friend and foe. Skip to 0:15.

2014 Europe’s Strongest Man

2014 Europe’s Strongest Man

…is none other than the man who plays The Mountain in Game of Thrones, Hafþór Júlíus “Thor” Björnsson. Thor displayed his skull-crushing power and tore through the events in the competition to take first place.

The Stig Bungee Jumps

The Stig Bungee Jumps

The Stig had fun at the Top Gear Festival’s Durban leg. He rode on a motorbike, somersaulted in a buggy and drifted in a Mustang. Then he went bungee jumping… in an F1 car. Which he stole. Alternate angle here.

Deadlift World Record

Deadlift World Record

Benedikt Magnusson set a new world record for deadlifting at the Europe’s Strongest Man event, lifting 461kg (1016lb). As a Redditor put it, that’s like having an adult lion in each of your hands. And yep, he’s bros with The Mountain.

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Speed Flying 2

Speed Flying 2

We’ve seen speed flying over snowy hills. Here YouTuber Derek Dutton parachutes from and skims over a terrifyingly rocky slope before zooming between two buildings and finally scaring the heck out of a gardener.

Mont-Sainte-Anne Bike Run

Mont-Sainte-Anne Bike Run

(NSFW: Language) Mountain biker Claudio Caluori is back with another POV video. This time he gives us a breakneck tour of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup course at the Mont-Sainte-Anne ski resort in Canada.

Four-Story Roof Jump

Four-Story Roof Jump

Professional stuntman Ethan Swanson jumped from the top of a four-story building then cushioned his fall by sliding down the roof of a house below. If you’re calling shenanigans, his jump is shown in its entirety at 1:45.

Dirt Bike BASE Jump

Dirt Bike BASE Jump

Extreme sport junkie Brad O’Neil combined two daring stunts in one, jumping his dirt bike high into the air over a lake off a 60-foot-high ramp, then pulling his parachute as he hits the apex of his jump.

Airplane Skiing

Airplane Skiing

Devin Supertramp’s latest action video features a variety of impressive barefoot waterskiing and his typical entourage of young, good looking folks having fun in the sun, highlighted by an unusual ski towing vessel – an airplane.

Jos Goodyear Doune Hillclimb

Jos Goodyear Doune Hillclimb

White knuckle footage of hillclimb racer Jos Goodyear going up the narrow roads of Doune on his 400hp GWR Raptor. As if that wasn’t crazy enough, apparently his 35.05s lap time was “only” second best at the event. Skip to 1:30.

Flying over Fire

Flying over Fire

For National Geographic’s Die Trying, adventurer George Kourounis zip-lined over a flaming gas crater in Turkmenistan, on an exploratory mission looking for “extremophile” microbes which can survive in such insane conditions.

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KJ Nakanelua: Raw Run

KJ Nakanelua: Raw Run

To promote Arbor Skateboards, KJ Nakanelua takes us on a downhill run through Hawaii at a pace that we’d have trouble keeping up with in a car. Kudos to chase cam operator Nate Shute for capturing the action so flawlessly.

Skydive to Slip ‘N Slide

Skydive to Slip ‘N Slide

It sounds like a string of skateboard tricks, but the title is literal. While most slip ‘n slides have the payoff during or after the slide, Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson only had it as the icing on their thrill-seeking cake.

Russian Swing Diving

Russian Swing Diving

Gavin Peacock of FlippedSociety made his own Russian swing and used it as a diving board. Unlike most swings, the device has steel bars instead of ropes and is often used by circus performers to pull off high acrobatic jumps.

Japanese Schoolgirl Chase

Japanese Schoolgirl Chase

Two schoolgirls chase each other around the city in the longest and most badass softdrink commercial you’ll ever see, featuring death-defying stunts, a jazz drummer, ninja props and Japan-level parkour. English captions available.

Megavalanche

Megavalanche

Footage captured from the front of a pack 600 mountain bikers as they head down a snow-covered run during Megavalanche, an 18-mile, 8,500 foot downhill endurance event. Watch footage of the exhausting hour-long route here.

Man Pulls Boeing 777

Man Pulls Boeing 777

Using only a rope and a ladder, strongman Franz “Austrian Rock” Müllner managed to pull a 142-ton Boeing 777, moving it by about 48ft. Mance Rayder should’ve summoned Franz instead of the giants. More here.

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