Extreme Sports

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...

Christmas Wishes and an Update From the Atlantic!

Dan Howie | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

Reaching Christmas Day is a huge milestone for us mentally... It was very hard to spend Christmas away from loved ones, but we managed to get through the day by reminding ourselves that Christmas is not just a time for being with family and opening presents, it's also a time to think of people less fortunate than yourself.

No Sooner Had We Settled Into Life on the Ocean Waves a Storm Hit - and What a Storm It Was...

Dan Howie | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Sport
Dan Howie

We have been crossing the Atlantic Ocean as part of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge for almost two weeks now, and what an eventful few days it has been! The race began with fantastic weather, and at one point we were lying in second position, which is a huge achievement - we were ecstatically happy!

Daring Cyclist Pedals Backwards Down Mountain At 50mph (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Sport

Norwegian daredevil Eskil Ronningsbakken has released a terrifying video of himself racing down one of Norway's steepest mountain roads backwards on a...

The Extremist Of Extreme Sports

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Sport

Is this a hoax? BASE jumping is insanely dangerous - just watch this video for how it can go terribly wrong. So quite why you would up the ante ...

Adventuring in the Pocono Mountains

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

Just 75 miles from New York and 85 miles from Philadelphia, the Pocono Mountains make for a convenient retreat and with so much to offer throughout the seasons, from outdoor adventures, fine dining, shopping and pampering, it's a destination that can be enjoyed by all.

Woman Who Died In Sea Cave Was 'Poster-Girl' For Navy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK

Charlotte Furness-Smith, the 30-year-old woman who died after becoming trapped in a sea cave, was an adventure-loving "poster-girl" for the Navy, it h...

WATCH: Kite Tubing

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Tech

Despite being being responsible for a various injuries - broken necks and punctured lungs to name just a couple - not to mention at least two deaths, ...

WATCH: Eight-Wheeled Skateboard Claims To Be Ultimate Urban Commute

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Tech

Urban skateboarding is never as cool as it sounds - at least to look at. While you imagine yourself as Bart Simpson, traversing cement gaps and rollin...

WATCH: Base Jumper Cheats Death After Parachute Fails During 1,000ft Leap

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

A base jumper’s miraculous survival after falling 1,000ft to the ground has been caught on film. Matthew Gough was base jumping in Lake Garda, I...

Worth The Surf

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education

If lazing on the beach, listening to your favourite bands play live, or raving the night away on a rooftop isn't enough to tempt you to this year's Be...

Streetfest 2013, or What to Do This Bank Holiday Sunday

Lucy Karsten | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Karsten

The thing posh people really, truly like, is pretending not to be posh.

Why Remaking Point Break Is A Mistake

Ben Falk | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Falk

You remake Girl With The Dragon Tattoo because millions of people can't be arsed to read subtitles. You do a hundred versions of Macbeth because the writing is so complex and universal that each one can yield myriad subtext or reflections on our own modern-day existence. Point Break is Point Break. There's nothing to interpret.

WATCH: Runners Brave World's Hottest And Coldest Marathons

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Runners are putting their minds and bodies to the ultimate test as they take part in the world's hottest and coldest marathons. From minus 28°C on...

Budget Bullet-Time: GoPro Array Does Hollywood On The Cheap

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Tech

An innovative use of everyone's favourite ridiculously small extreme sports camera has let a bunch of amateur filmmakers recreate scenes akin to 'The ...

WATCH: Proof That Umbrellas Can Be Used For Sky-Diving

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

Incredible videos of skydiving, jetpack rides and other insane tech-aided extreme sports are pretty much a staple for us - but we've never seen anythi...

Canyoning, The Azores, and a Glorious Descent Into Ignorance

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Walking along rivers and streams, rappelling, jumping and sliding to overcome natural obstacles, this is canyoning. In the Azores there are exceptional geo-morphological conditions for the practice of this sport.

Now THIS Is How You Impress A Dolphin

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Tech

An amazing water-based jetpack hoverboard thing has been captured with a tiny GoPro camera. This ridiculous mode of transport/method of impressing ...