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Video: Unicycling as an extreme sport? Just watch

Moab - Unicycling probably is not the first, or even the last, thing that comes to mind when thinking about extreme sports, but a recent video proves the sport can not only be extreme, but death defying as well.

Extreme cyclist completes 530 kms in Himalayas in under 39 hours

Austrian extreme cyclist Jacob Zurl cycled over 530 kilometers (330 miles) of the Himalayas in just 38 hours and 40 minutes, the fastest-ever time. His team has officially applied to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Photo Essay: Life is like a day at the beach Special

Tybee Island - What Forrest Gump's momma always said is reinterpreted here and applied to visits to Tybee Island, Georgia, where you never know what you're gonna get.

Spanish daredevil & TV presenter Álvaro Bultó killed in accident

Álvaro Bultó, daredevil and popular TV personality, died on Friday in a skydiving accident over the Swiss Alps. He "lost his life doing what he liked best," according to the Discovery Max cable network.

Photo Essay: Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek Special

Tybee Island - Kitesurfing, or kiteboarding, has become a popular extreme sport and kitesurfers were ripping through the water, and flying high in the air, on Tybee Creek in coastal Georgia. It's so popular that Jean Chretien, former PM of Canada, tried to learn it.

Russian daredevil breaks Everest record with highest BASE jump

In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's first ascent, the video shows a Russian extreme sports star performing the world's highest BASE jump, off the north face of Everest.

Video: Russian daredevils roof-jumping into the snow

Yuzhno-sakhalinsk - There seems to be a wealth of crazy daredevils in Russia, and the latest stunts are crazier than ever. They involve jumping off a roof and landing in the snow 17 meters below.

Avalanche in Scottish mountains claims lives of four climbers

In one of the worst ever tragedies in the Scottish mountains, four mountaineers died and one was seriously injured when a party of six climbers fell victim to an avalanche at Bidean Nam Bian in Glencoe in Scotland.

Video: Paraplegic woman bungee jumps in wheelchair

Christine LynX Rougoor achieved an ultimate sports dream when she bungee jumped from a bridge in Whistler, B.C. strapped to a wheelchair. The video of the paraplegic being hurled from the platform has created a viral sensation after it was posted online.

Extreme cyclist's terrifying mountain biker run video goes viral

Peruvian cyclist Alejandro Paz's video of his terrifying downhill run has gone viral and is making him famous across the internet.

Paraplegic lands double back-flip in wheelchair extreme sports

Las Vegas - Who do you consider disabled? asks one extreme sports wheelchair athlete. When life gives you limits, you should push them, says Aaron Fotheringham, who knows all about that: he successfully completed the first ever double back-flip in a wheelchair.

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A new way to water ski.

Ideal For Extreme Sports Or The Building Site: The Outdoor Mobile

Hamburg (dpa) - What have mountain-biking, rafting and building sites in common? They're all outdoor activities where people must, or want, to telephone. Often in extreme conditions. Take the sports. Although the number of cellphones that have emitt...
 

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Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Aaron  Wheelz  Fotheringham became a worldwide sensation when he landed the first ever backflip on a...
Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham became a worldwide sensation when he landed the first ever backflip on a wheelchair. Today he is the only person to ever land a double back-flip in wheelchair extreme sports.
Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Five Russian daredevils climb Europe s tallest building in Moscow.
Five Russian daredevils climb Europe's tallest building in Moscow.
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Five Russian daredevils climb Europe s tallest building in Moscow.
Five Russian daredevils climb Europe's tallest building in Moscow.
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