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GoPro in a Cannonball

GoPro in a Cannonball

For her 7th grade science fair project gabenandee’s daughter showed off a cannon capable of firing a bowling ball, and fitted said ball with a GoPro Hero 4 camera so it could capture the first-person view of its surprisingly smooth, but dizzying flight path.

LEGO Train on a Real Bridge

LEGO Train on a Real Bridge

With help from drone pilot Bitmaster2000, YouTuber BananenBuurman captured this fun footage of a crazy long LEGO train track he set up in the middle of the Netherlands’ famed Moerputtenbridge, a 1900+ foot-long bridge that was used to carry actual trains until the 1970s.

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Monaco Grand Prix c. 1962

Monaco Grand Prix c. 1962

Take a trip back more than 55 years to the 1962 running of the famed Monaco Grand Prix. The in-car footage was shot long before GoPros and other action cameras existed, and required mounting a large 70mm film camera to one of the cars. From the German film Flying Clipper.

Fabiolous Escape 2

Fabiolous Escape 2

Austrian trial and mountain bike athlete Fabio Wibmer’s latest clip features a variety of thrilling stunts as he jumps from a helicopter, zooms down a snowy mountainside, jumps over rooftops, and gives the ski police the chase of their lifetimes.

360º LEGO Spiral Train POV

360º LEGO Spiral Train POV

We’ve seen this sweet LEGO train set before, but never like this. Here, BANANENBUURMAN shares an immersive 360° ride along hntrains‘ impressive 22 level spiral railway, which measures about 10 feet tall. VR headset wearers, ride the rails at your own peril.

Stringscapes Vol. Two

Stringscapes Vol. Two

Musician Alan Gogoll used a custom built camera and guitar rig to capture the vibrations of the strings on his acoustic guitar, then played a series of chill tracks with beautiful scenery in the background. The most soothing thing you’ll watch today. Listen on Spotify here.

LEGO Wooden Roller Coaster POV

LEGO Wooden Roller Coaster POV

After wowing us with his 90,000 piece LEGO roller coaster model, builder Tomáš Kašpařík aka Chairudo shared this footage that gives us a look at what minifigs see when they go for a ride. We wish we could go through the shrinker ray and hang out at his theme park.

Pow Surf 101

Pow Surf 101

While most snowboarding videos are all about action and extremes, we’ve got to hand it to editor Kurtis Jackson, boarder Alex, and his cameraman Ryan for putting together this wonderfully soothing video of a ride through the trees, set to Debussy’s Clair de Lune.

Down the Well

Down the Well

After drilling a new well on their property, these folks decided to lower a GoPro into the 120 foot deep hole after they heard there were limestone caves towards the bottom. The hypnotic video footage they captured looks like something out of a science fiction movie.

GoPro: 2017 in Review

GoPro: 2017 in Review

Another year has passed, and GoPro action cameras yet again helped to capture some of the year’s most epic, beautiful, entertaining, and dramatic sights. There’s no way a sub-3-minute video can sum it all up, but it’s still worth a watch – even if it is just a commercial.

World’s Steepest Funicular

World’s Steepest Funicular

Take a ride on what is now the steepest funicular railway, a marvel of engineering which lifts passengers up a mountain in Stoos, Switzerland at a crazy 110% gradient. It lifts more than 89,000 pounds nearly 2500 feet in altitude along its 1.07 mile route.

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

Devbot Goes to Hong Kong

More in-car footage of a Roborace prototype autonomous car as it flies through the twisty, turny street circuit set up for the Hong Kong E-Prix 2017. When you’re done with that pro driver Nicki Shields compete against the self-driving race car here.

Getting Fit

Getting Fit

POV video master Buttered Side Down decided to work on changing his dad bod into a rad bod. His workout routine includes some sick moves, and even allows him to consume donuts. His circuit looks about as challenging as the one we shared earlier today.

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Extreme Trail Running

Extreme Trail Running

Runner Kilian Jornet and photographer Seb Montaz took to Aiguille de Varan, Reninge, France for a thrilling run along a skinny trail with steep drop-offs on either side. The perspective probably makes it look narrower than it is, but it’s still sketchy as hell.

R/C Car Joyride

R/C Car Joyride

Go for a fun POV ride as 5MadMovieMakers straps a GoPro Hero 5 Session to a Traxxas Slash R/C car and takes it for a drive through backyards, alongside parked cars, garbage cans, through playgrounds, and some off-road antics on a baseball diamond and at the beach.

LEGO Train City

LEGO Train City

BananenBuurman pays a visit to an incredible LEGO city, populated with cars, buildings, boats, minifigs, an underwater world, and multiple operational trains. Kudos to Nardy Nafzger and Peter Goes for putting together this epic build.

1945 “Dashcam” Footage

1945 “Dashcam” Footage

These days, millions of cars are equipped with dashcams to record incidents on the road. But check out this black and white film footage from a camera mounted first on the front, then on the rear of a car as it drives through Manhattan more than 70 years ago.

This Is Why We Fly…

This Is Why We Fly…

Incredible footage captured from the flight deck of a jet airplane as it descends above Queenstown, New Zealand. From the snow-capped mountains, to the orange sunset, to the puffy white clouds, it’s simply one of the most stunning real-world visuals we’ve ever seen.

Red Bull Rampage POV

Red Bull Rampage POV

Downhill mountain biker Antoine Bizet shared this first-person footage of his first run at the 2017 Red Bull Rampage. This viewpoint of the death-defying course really gives you a good idea just how big a pair of balls you need to compete in this event.

G-Scale Model Train Ride

G-Scale Model Train Ride

Model railroad enthusiast Jim Zimmerlin attached a GoPro Hero 5 Session camera to the side of a G-Scale model train, and set it loose on a course that runs through and around his house. The side perspective of the train makes you feel like you’re small enough to fit inside.

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Large Formation Flight POV

Large Formation Flight POV

Pilot and adventure seeker Linkerius shared this footage of what he sees when flying in a huge formation of more than 20 single-engine military planes during an air show. It amazes us that that so many planes can fly so closely to each other and with such coordination.

A Ride Through the Hyperloop

A Ride Through the Hyperloop

Elon Musk recently shared a brief, but awesome bit of footage shot from the POV of the prototype WARR Hyperloop pod, which set the speed record during the second SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, hitting 324 km/h (~202 mph) as it zipped through the tube.

GoPro Kitty

GoPro Kitty

Cats get into all kinds of mischief when we’re away from home, so VFX artist Aaron Benitez decided to strap a GoPro Session action camera onto his cat Prince Michael to see what he does as soon as the boss man leaves for work.

Muscle-Up

Muscle-Up

Photographer Robert McIntosh created this impressive one-take shot using a deftly piloted palm-sized drone, a stripped-down GoPro, reverse playback, and the After Effects plugin ReelSteady to smooth out the motion. Here’s some of the raw footage prior to stabilization.

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Dubai

Nigel Sylvester: GO! Dubai

As he makes his way around the world, Nigel Sylvester makes quite an entrance as he drops in for a visit in the scorching hot desert of Dubai. We’re surprised that he didn’t figure out a way to ride his BMX bike around the top of the Burj Khalifa.

2017 Pikes Peak POV

2017 Pikes Peak POV

You’ll be holding on for dear life watching this POV footage captured from inside driver Rhys Millen’s Hyundai Genesis Coupe as he took a Time Attack Class 1 victory in the 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Shout out to Will Roegge for the awesome 4K footage.

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