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Cliff Diving Slip ‘N Slide

Cliff Diving Slip ‘N Slide

Gliding across the lawn on a slip ‘n slide can be a bunch of fun, but it looks way more thrilling when the slide is placed at the top of a cliff. Leave it action videographer Devin Supertramp to bring this extreme activity to fruition.

The Right

The Right

In 2012, Ryan “Hippo” Hipwood was nearly killed by this fierce and unpredictable wave off the coast of Australia, but that didn’t stop him from coming back to face it once again. While Ryan persevered, we’re not so sure about the JetSki.

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A Tribute to Discomfort

A Tribute to Discomfort

National Geographic photographer and athlete Cory Richards has faced tough times, but his viewpoint on adversity has defined his creative vision, as he captures the challenges of humanity and our planet with soul-stirring results.

Scottish Highlands Bike Run

Scottish Highlands Bike Run

Mountain biker Claudio Caluori takes us on a thrilling POV bike ride through the Scottish countryside, hitting insane speeds and grabbing air a few times along the way. The part in between the trees is downright nuts.

Taxco Urban Downhill

Taxco Urban Downhill

A heartpounding ride through rocky dirt paths, staircases, narrow alleyways and bumpy sidewalks – captured from the perspective of bike rider Kelly McGarry as he zips through Taxco, Mexico’s perilous urban downhill race.

Road Bike Freestyle

Road Bike Freestyle

Yep, that’s a man riding a mountain bike on top of a bridge. Italian free riding legend Vittorio Brumotti paid homage to Martyn Ashton’s Road Bike Party stunt videos with this spine-tingling cycling exhibition.

Urban Wingsuit Flying 2

Urban Wingsuit Flying 2

Joining in the great tradition of wingsuit flyers going through narrow gaps, Sebastian Alvarez zoomed into a 39ft. space between two buildings after being dropped from a paraglider. The song is Röyksopp’s Keyboard Milk.

Epic Crane Hang

Epic Crane Hang

The fearless James Kingston once again sets our toes atingle with a POV video of him conquering another London landmark. You might say “seen one crane climb, seen em all,” but the huge gap he soars over might convince you otherwise.

Nitro Circus Live (in Slow Motion)

Nitro Circus Live (in Slow Motion)

Photographer Darren Dyk of Beyond Slow Motion captured the mad skills and extreme stunts of Nitro Circus Live through the lens of his slow-mo camera, letting us see their ramp flips and trick in more detail than ever before.

John All’s Crevasse Fall

John All’s Crevasse Fall

(NSFW: Language, Gore) While collecting snow samples at Mt. Himlung in Nepal, professor John All fell 70ft. into a crevasse. Despite suffering severe injuries, John managed to climb out and call for help. Be sure to watch the entire playlist.

Rooftop Snowboarding

Rooftop Snowboarding

Snowboarder Dan Brisse decided that combining snowboarding and rooftop parkour would be a good idea, as he was towed to the edge of a building, flew through the air while doing a spin, and landed on another roof.

Jet Engine Fire Extinguisher

Jet Engine Fire Extinguisher

While it’s not as easy to pull off as putting out a fire with a jet boat, this contraption that uses a decommissioned Russian tank and MiG fighter jet engines can put out those notoriously difficult oil field fires. (Footage from Fires of Kuwait)

Pogo Parkour

Pogo Parkour

Xpogo shows off some of the crazy stunts that are possible with pogo sticks, as athletes use their springy sticks to jump over ledges, bounce off walls, down stairs and generally jounce around like Tigger – except when they crash.

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Train Insane

Train Insane

Fitness expert Frank Medrano shows off more of his incredible strength and muscle control in his most recent calesthenics video. What impresses us just as much is that this guy has written an instructional book for beginners. (Thanks Chris!)

Burj Khalifa BASE Jump

Burj Khalifa BASE Jump

Skydiving partners Vincent Reffet and Frederic Fugen set a new world record by jumping from the very top of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa skyscraper in Dubai, which is nearly 2,800ft. tall. POV footage please!

Speed Riding Ski Lift Cable Grind

Speed Riding Ski Lift Cable Grind

Speed rider Valentin Delluc pulls off a trick that seems straight out of a Tony Hawk Pro Skater game: grinding on ski lift cables at high speed, making sure to float off to avoid the posts at the last second. More here.

Freeride Biking POV

Freeride Biking POV

Geoff Gulevich’s vertigo-inducing POV footage from his first run at the 2013 Red Bull Rampage freeride mountain biking contest. It’s the exact same event where Kelly McGarry backflipped his way through a 72ft gap. You crazy people.

Snowboarding with Jet Engines

Snowboarding with Jet Engines

Professional snowboarder Jamie Barrow went up to about 50mph using a handheld thruster currently being developed by Dreamscience. The device has four electric carbon fiber ducted fans, an aluminum frame and a 35kW battery.

Sketchy Cornice Rappel

Sketchy Cornice Rappel

To position himself for the perfect powdery run, snowboarder and adventurer Xavier de la Rue rappeled down a treacherous vertical rock face. Fortunately, he captured it all on his GoPro for us to enjoy.

1 WTC BASE Jump

1 WTC BASE Jump

40 years ago, a wire-walker broke into the World Trade Center to showcase his skills. Last year, four BASE jumpers sneaked into and jumped off the new One World Trade Center tower for a late night thrill. Skip to 2:30 for the jump.

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Restricted Area 2

Restricted Area 2

The second in a series of impressive stunt bike videos put together by Switch Riders, as riders Benjamin Baldini and Kevin Parussini tear through abandoned buildings with their Kawasaki and Suzuki motorcycles. First episode here.

40 Story Handstand

40 Story Handstand

Daredevil Scott Young is more than capable of maintaining a handstand, but he’s now known for taking his acrobatics to the rooftops of tall buildings, performing them inches from the edge. We’re just glad it wasn’t any more windy.

Winter Wingsuit

Winter Wingsuit

In this awesome footage from Epic TV’s new series A Straight Shot, pilot Dan Vicary flies over the powdery Swiss Alps, while tailed just eight feet behind by cameraman Brian Drake in his own squirrel suit.

Red Bull Freeze 2014

Red Bull Freeze 2014

Passing by a cold, empty skate park can be so sad. It’s nice to see that Red Bull once again got some midwinter use out of one by blanketing it in ice and giving ice cross racers a chance to compete in a skill and style competition.

Most Extreme Line of a Lifetime

Most Extreme Line of a Lifetime

Snowboarder Matt Annetts glides down an insanely steep, 3600+ foot-tall mountainside in this excerpt from Nuit de la Glisse’s feature film IMAGINE: Life Spent on the Edge, an exploration of some of the world’s greatest adventurers.

Extraordinary Tourists

Extraordinary Tourists

Vasily Patrakov, Alex Chigretskiy and 3RUN head to Israel for this POV parkour video. They start off doing Mirror’s Edge style roof-runs, but soon find themselves jumping and planting their feet all over the country. IN SANDALS.

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