Extreme Sports

Top Four Books For an Adventurer's Christmas Stocking

Alastair Macartney | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alastair Macartney

This Christmas, the adventurers amongst us will be gazing out of the snow splattered windows, plotting. If we're not currently on an adventure then we know that Christmas is the time for rest and relaxation. This rejuvenation is key as we plot, in our own special way, to take over the world with our hair-brained adventures.

We're Still Not Sure How He Survived This

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Tech

A BASE jumper has miraculously escaped unharmed when he crashed into a cliff just moments after pulling his parachute. Evgenii D was BASE jumping i...

871 Feet Above Chicago, No Harness, Blindfold

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Daredevil Nik Wallenda has successfully tightrope walked between not two, but three skyscrapers as part of a blindfolded walk across the Chicago skyli...

Meet The Youngest Female Professional Monster Truck Driver

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most people would assume to find a burly bloke behind the wheel of a monster truck, but one seventeen-year-old is breaking the mould by becoming the y...

Surfing At 1000fps Becomes Something Else Entirely

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Tech

Surfing videos are timeless, they'll never get old but yet you'll always end up discovering something new. This latest video is arguably the most p...

This Man Has Nerves Of Steel

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Tech

When taking a cable car up the slopes it's not unheard of to stand by the window and take in the surroundings, the beautiful scenery and even check ou...

This Is An Underwater Cathedral Of Ice

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech

From the surface icebergs are giant, majestic towers but underneath they're vast cathedrals of clear ice. This video shows free-diving genius Stig ...

Why This Incredible Woman Climbed The 8 Highest Alpine Mountains

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In the last five years, Sophie Radcliffe has cycled from London to Paris in 24 hours, completed the Three Peak Cycle Challenge and participated in Iro...

Not Even A GoPro Makes Real Life Look Thrilling

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Tech

Mike Fry is just your average guy, he likes playing golf, walking through the woods and even going kayaking in the local lake. The problem is that ...

GoPro's New Cameras Will Dominate Another Year Of Viral Videos

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Tech

GoPro has unveiled its most powerful range of action cameras yet, the HERO4 range. With new Black and Silver editions GoPro has introduced two firsts,...

Man Walks Across Side Of Mountain On Tiny Plank

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

This man either has a complete death wish, or he's secretly the only man that can directly defy gravity. Either way watching this video is going to le...

Unicycling Down A Mountain Is Madness, Obviously

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Tech

Unicycling is widely regarded as being as hard as it looks. With that in mind now imagine unicycling down the side of a mountain. Well GoPro has ma...

Just A Casual Evening Jumping Off A London Skyscraper

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech

There are a lot of ways to spend an evening in London - one of the capital's many fine restaurants, a play in the West End or a gentle meander along t...

Skyscraper Zipline Is Just The Best Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

Ziplines are fun, it's a universal truth. They make us feel like action heroes escaping from an exploding building. As with all things that are fun th...

Running Of The Bulls + GoPro = Terror

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Running of the Bulls is a very special kind of chaos. Taking place every year thousands of people will descend on the city of Pamplona where they'...

Skydiver's Parachute Fails, Puts faith In Back-Up Chute

Barcroft TV | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Tech

A skydiver has captured the terrifying moment his parachute failed, sending him plummeting to the ground in a violent spin. The 27-year-old was on a j...

Daredevil Jumps Off Moving Truck... Into A Gorge

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech

BASE jumper Sebastian Alvarez is clearly a man who -- if he did ever known fear -- has since placed that fear inside a titanium box, and dropped it to...

WATCH: Incredible Stunt Video Shows That The Impossible Is, In Fact, Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've ever stood at the foot of a (figurative) mountain and thought it unsurpassable, think again. The people featured in the video above are ...

What It Looks Like To Base-Jump Off One World Trade Center

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Tech

The vertically sensitive amongst should probably steer clear of the video above. Video of three base-jumpers leaping from the top of the 1,776-foot...

Yes, That IS A Handstand On A 40-Storey Building

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech

In a world where people are flying over mountains and leaping to Earth from space, handstands stopped being impressive some time ago. Then someone ...

Yup, He's Going To Jump Into That...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Tech

Base jumping is terrifying. Base jumping into a soup of thick fog is utterly insane. Even just watching the video is unsettling... ...

Terrifying Footage Of Unconscious Skydiver Plummeting 12,500ft To Earth – Filmed By His Own Headcam

Huffington Post UK/ Caters | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

This hair-raising video reveals the 12,500ft plummet of an unconscious skydiver to earth after he was knocked out during an accident as he leapt from ...

Two Hours in the Life of an Atlantic Rower

Dan Howie | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

Since setting off in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge nearly seven weeks ago, we have been rowing continuously in two-hour shifts - essentially our lives have been Eat. Sleep. Row. Repeat. for almost two months. The only time this ceased was when a violent storm during the first ten days of the crossing meant we were unable to row at all.

Flying Into the Final Quarter

Dan Howie | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

We have been busy gobbling up the nautical miles - and they tasted good! The end now feels like it's in sight, as the first crew has crossed the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge finish line to win the race in 41 days, two hours and 38 minutes. Huge congratulations to Locura Rows the Atlantic!

Reaching the Halfway Point With a Barnacle-Free Bottom

Dan Howie | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

The weather has finally picked up and is blowing us in the right direction. Happy days! We have clocked up some decent miles over the last few days an...