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Sports Park 60

Sports Park 60

Rope swing not enough for you? Perhaps an entire inflatable water park will suffice. Wibit’s Sports Park 60 is over 130ft long, 105 ft wide and about 10ft high and can accommodate up to 60 people.

Floating Rope Swing

Floating Rope Swing

Rave Sports’ floating rope swing lets you pull off flips on water – or at least try to – on any body of water at least 10′ deep. It can be set up on its own or attached to other Rave Sports platforms.

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Unbelievable Stone Skipping

Unbelievable Stone Skipping

Our attempts to skip stones across the water usually result in a splash or two – maybe three on a really good day. But check out this guy and his epic stone skipping skills (and his magical beard.)

Candock Floating Docks

Candock Floating Docks

A modular system to replace wooden docks, these floating blocks can be interlocked to make any shape you can think of, and can float over breaking waves. You can even land a helicopter on them.

Seabreacher Y Submarine

Seabreacher Y Submarine

The Seabreacher Y uses the same 255hp engine as the X Sharkboat, but it is modeled on killer whales and has a panoramic canopy. Goes up to 50mph on the surface and 25mph underwater.

Flying Devil Rays

Flying Devil Rays

Raise your hand if you knew that devil rays were capable of leaping from the water and flying through the air. Nope, us neither. But these ones in the Sea of Cortez seem ready to evolve into birds.

Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

Combining awe-inspiring and humbling footage of massive waves with the dubstep remix of Clint Mansell’s dramatic Lux Aeterna, you’ll want to dim the lights and hit full screen mode for this one.

Vortex Water Fountain

Vortex Water Fountain

Located at the Seaham Hall Spa outside of Newcastle, UK, this awe-inspiring fountain by William Pye has a continuously spinning vortex in the middle of it, which can be viewed from the side or above.

Sawyer Squeeze Water Filters

Sawyer Squeeze Water Filters

Sawyer’s Squeeze filters are light and very easy to use – fill up the pouch, screw the filter on to the pouch and then squeeze the water out of the pouch. Comes with 12oz, 16oz and 32oz pouches.

Alex Pastor’s Freeride

Alex Pastor’s Freeride

Andre Magarao’s video of Alex Pastor kiteboarding in Uruau, Brazil not only captures some cool moves by the athlete but also a tiny, compelling glimpse into what life is like in a remote, 100 person town.

Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Alloy Yachts’ Vertigo 220 vessel was designed by a naval architect and combines the best of contemporary living with oceanic luxury, with sweeping teak floors and Christian Liaigre interiors.

Lowepro DryZone 200 Backpack

Lowepro DryZone 200 Backpack

Craig Pulsifier’s cool video shows the Lowepro DryZone 200 Camera Backpack protecting and keeping his gear dry in the great outdoors, while traversing waist high water and waterfalls.

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat
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Who says you need a friend with a boat to go water skiing? Hammacher Schlemmer certainly doesn’t think you do – offering up this remote-controlled boat that can pull you along at up to 40MPH.

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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!)

Frozen River Ice Flow

Frozen River Ice Flow

(NSFW: Language) This week, we learned that nature is awesome. Here’s more proof, as the Ammonoosuc river transforms from a still, peaceful thing to a rushing river of ice in minutes.

EGO: Semi-Submarine

EGO: Semi-Submarine

The EGO is a small electric boat that floats on the water, piloted from a see-through cabin that rides just beneath the surface, allowing a clear view of underwater life without getting wet – or the bends.

Wavegarden

Wavegarden

The Wavegarden is a safe surfing environment perfect for people of all ages, fitness levels, and skills and is ideal for introducing the sport of surfing to those who do not have access to waves.

Beach Boy RV Car

Beach Boy RV Car

Just in time for the post-blizzard: Gambo Design’s electric Beach Boy concept vehicle is designed for warm coastal regions; dropping the top transforms the car into a roomy deck. (Thanks Kevin!)

Neptune MM2 Submarine

Neptune MM2 Submarine

The Neptune MM2 is a 2 seater sport micro submersible with a 750′ max dive depth; the dry sealed cabin with full life support is accessed through a heavy power enhanced lock down hatch.

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

Bus x Waterfall Navigation

This intrepid (or insane) bus driver in Nicaragua has got a serious pair of huevos on him – watch as he decides to navigate the raging flood waters on the road instead of waiting for them to recede.

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Night Surf at Jaws

Night Surf at Jaws

Mark Visser, with specially engineered LED lighting built into his buoyancy vest and board, became the first to night surf at Jaws off Maui, mainly on feel, in a surreal 2 am session. (Thanks Jonathan!)

Octopus Chair

Octopus Chair

You can’t possibly call Maximo Riera’s truly impressive Octopus Chair a chair – it’s more like an Octopus throne, meant for underwater royalty or an evil overlord in a movie. (Thanks Matt!)

The Endless Dive

The Endless Dive

But for the fact that we were chastised at a tender age to never run around the swimming pool, we would totally be doing the sweet ass diving moves these guys are doing over here – and frequently.

Rope Swing Quadruple Flip

Rope Swing Quadruple Flip

We though Mike Wilson’s triple flip was pretty impressive, so we’re not quite sure how to describe his quadruple flip into the icy depths of Lake Tahoe. Dare we say it’s awesome? (Thanks Corey!)

Compulsion (Teaser Trailer)

Compulsion (Teaser Trailer)

Jason Wingrove’s Compulsion, shot and produced on the new Sony PWM-F3, is part of Seapool: a series of clips from a documentary in production on the Australian ocean pool culture in Sydney.

Kiteboarding with Reno

Kiteboarding with Reno

The kiteboard rider doing the cool moves in this video is Reno Romeu, currently 8th in freestyle in the PKRA. Since it’s getting colder around here, it’s good to see the the Cauipe lagoon in Brazil too.

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