Nitro Circus’ Aaron “Wheels” Fotheringham has pulled off some epic stunts over the years, but this 240fps slow-motion footage of him pulling an epic front-flip shot by Darren Dyk lets us see him in action like we’ve never seen him before.
Because snow bowling wasn’t enough fun, Devin Supertramp and his pals decided to combine the activities of ziplining and sledding into a single thrilling sport. We think this is the way they should start the Olympic luge and skeleton.
You’d think that ice and motorcycles wouldn’t mix, but stunt rider Jorian Ponomareff proved just the opposite as he pulled off some awesome drifts and tricks on the slippery stuff. An oldie, but a goodie from 2012. Fun BTS video here.
A couple of Russian adrenaline junkies snuck their way into the construction site of China’s Shanghai Tower, the world’s second tallest building, and managed to shimmy their way to the top. The wind noise alone freaks us out.
Amazing footage of slackliners who attempted to cross a line strung between two floating hot air balloons. While none of them quite made it all the way, at least they all had parachutes – or umbrellas. Skip to 2:00 for the stunt.
Last year James Lee was in a group skydiving session when a fellow jumper accidentally hit his head, knocking him out. Thankfully two other jumpers came to his rescue. Watch James’ full video here. More on Reddit.
We’ve seen crazy front-flips performed on motorcycles and even on a scooter. In this Nitro Circus stunt, Ryan Williams pulls one on his BMX bike in one swift move which must be watched over and over. Fortunately, there’s a .gif here.
A compilation of insane and death-defying stunts by a group of young Ukranians going by the moniker Mustang Wanted who climb to the top of buildings, construction sites, moving trains and other places they really shouldn’t be.
The recent Polar Vortex may have frozen half the nation, but it made for the ultimate battleground during Red Bull’s off-road race of 900hp Pro 4 Trucks on the snow- and ice-covered slopes of Maine’s Sunday River Resort. More here.
She is Molly Schuyler, Devourer of Steaks, Ravager of Meats, The Great Eater, The Fourth Force of The Universe. Watch this 5’7″, 125lb. competitive eater eat a 72oz. steak like it was cotton candy, finishing it in under 3 minutes.
(NSFW)Luc Bergeron aka Zapatou is back with his compilation of the best YouTube videos of 2013. While we disagree with a few of his picks – underwater boxing? – overall his list is really solid. Spider-deer!
Candide Thovex and his friend Aziz Benkrich are going to give you an adrenaline rush while you’re sitting still. Put on your headphones and watch them ride amongst the trees in fullscreen. An Oculus Rift skiing game would be nuts.
Wingsuit pilot Brian Drake flies insanely close to the ground along the dangerously steep Couloir de l’Ensa in the French Alps. Fortunately, the winds were just right to keep him from smashing into the rocks just beneath him.
Backed by the immortal words of the late philosopher Alan Watts, this trailer for the upcoming ski flick Days of My Youth teases us with snippets of the most daring and dramatic downhill shredding we’ve ever witnessed.
YouTuber Dan Clark pilots a helicopter to harvest Christmas trees at the Noble Mountain Tree Farm in Oregon. It seems like the trees were already uprooted and bundled before he picked them up. Here’s a POV video of the task.
GoPro presents a short film featuring BASE jumpers Hayley Ashburn and Marshall Miller as they climb and then parachute from one of the Fisher Towers. Their contrasting views about their hobby make the footage more intense.
(Gross) Food extremist L.A. Beast eats two Chocolate Butlahs, which his chili connoisseur friends are calling the world’s hottest pepper. Either that claim is true or this guy should replace Mark Ruffalo as the Incredible Hulk.
Brian Gillespie was trying to set a land speed record on his modified Honda Insight when he lost control of the car. Thankfully Brian survived. YouTuber John Wylie caught the crash on video. More here and here.
“Just a bunch a dudes, tryin’ to be birds.” So goes the understatement of the year from Robert “Scotty-Bob” Morgan about this death-defying wingsuit flight through a narrow gap in a canyon in Utah. Sir, no bird is as insane as you are.
Daredevil Yves “Jetman” Rossy recently completed his latest flight, this time buzzing by the incredibly majestic sights of Mount Fuji in Japan. We still can’t imagine how loud it must be to have four jets strapped to your body like that.
College of Central Florida’s 6’7″ Javonte Douglas jams in an insane putback dunk. His neck went above the freakin’ rim. Looks like the players below him accidentally gave him a boost, but he couldn’t have planned that.