Sunday, December 21, 2008

Great hiking trail adventure

This brave hiker takes on a mountain trail in southern Spain and documents it with his camera. Sometimes adventure must be found far off the beaten path.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Tribute to a strongman

Jón Páll Sigmarsson was a modern day viking who showed great strength and personality in Strongman competitions. His life was about hard work and fun, enjoying every person he met, and doing good for others.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Surfing a river

Why? Because it was there! Surfers know how to find a good wave in any situation and understand the delight of a few seconds is worth the effort.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Olympics: Physical comedy

Gymnast Paul Hunt performs classic physical comedy of the absurd by mixing highly skilled technique with ridiculous choreography. This amusing interlude deconstructs the discourse of balance beam routines while impressing an audience that is familiar with the prevailing narrative. A good time is had by all!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Downhill Alp skating in a skate suit

This looks like safe recreation. This devoted skater has designed a skating suit that allows all parts of his body to contribute to the skating effort. He then demonstrates with a downhill run that shows him veering between mountain lanes at high speed. But brave and incredible the whole time! This man is a dreamer and makes our reality more interesting.

Friday, August 8, 2008

Dana Kunze, World Champion 172 Foot High Dive

Dana Kunze shows incredible form in a triple backflip from a 172 foot high dive. This is an impressive show of form, grace, and mental preparation combining for perfect execution.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Dan Osman climbing mountains effortlessly

The late Dan Osman shows how climbing can be second nature. Perhaps in the past, people who lived in mountainous environments would cultivate the same skills to overcome the obstacles of their terrain.

Dan Osman lived a daring life until a rope snapped and ended his fearless run. He is remembered for his great efforts and amazing examples of human potential.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Tony Hawk is amazing

Tony Hawk just celebrated his 40th birthday and isn't slowing down at all. Look at these incredible jumps he offers as his gift to us.

Friday, April 25, 2008

World Record Quarterpipe Jump

Simon Dumont shatters the world record for the quarterpipe with a 35 foot jump. To show he's a pro, he added a corked 900 tail grab making this one of the greatest jumps in years. Ths folkns in Sunday River, Maine must be proud of Simon!

Saturday, March 29, 2008

Mullet powered high jump

Patrik Sjöberg set the high jump world record in 1987 with this 2.42 meter jump. His mullet hasn't stood the test of time, but this jump is still the second best in high jump history.

Friday, March 28, 2008

Defying physics with a bike

Toni Jovanovski makes the bike do what he wants it to, physics be damned! Watch Toni overcome walls that lesser skilled riders would consider barriers.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Jonathan Edwards sets triple jump records twice in the same meet

Triple jumper Jonathan Edwards sets the triple jump record twice in the same meet and shows why his grace and character make him a crowd favorite.

Saturday, March 8, 2008


Norwegian Christian Schou walks a slackline over 1000 meters high across a fjord in Kjerag, Norway.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Stefan Holm knows no obstacles

Swedish high jumper Stefan Holm shows how nothing gets in his way. Check out his light hurdle training.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Jumping a skateboard over a moving car

This young kid appears to do the rough math to make a ramped jump over a car coming at him. There's no going back and he executes the move perfectly.

Monday, January 7, 2008

Botanical Architecture

This is thinking outside the box by making urban architecture organic.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Robbie Maddison Sets World Record Motorcycle Jump of 100 meters

Robbie Maddison sets a new World Record with a motorcycle jump of 100 meters. Now that's a nice way to bring in the new year!