Tag Archives: extreme sports

First Descent: Polish Mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel Skies Down From the Top of K2

On July 22 nd, 2018 Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel achieved a world firstly when he climbed and then pitched from the summit of the planet’s second-highest mountain on skis, K2. At 8,611 m, it’s precisely 200 m shorter than Mt Everest, and a lot more dangerous. Until Bargiel’s firstly drop-off, it was one of … Read More

BASE Jumping Into an Airplane Looks as Crazy as it Sounds

After 100 test flights and an vacated first struggle, the Soul Flyers realise record when Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet leapt from the upper part of the 4,158 metre Jungfrau summit in the Swiss Alps into a small airliner. The Pilatus Porter light aircraft was piloted by Philippe Bouvier and steered by job coordinator, Yves … Read More

French adventurer descends to fatality while preparing for tightrope stunt

Base jumper Tancr ede Melet was unable to free himself from hot air balloon and plummeted 65 ft when it unexpectedly took off A French daredevil known for aerial stunts has fallen to his death while preparing for a dangerous tightrope march between two hot air balloons. Tancrede Melet, 32, descended while getting ready to … Read More

Stunning Timelapse Shows’ Unbreakable’ El Capitain Speed Record Being Broken

On a cold, overcast morning in late October 2017, after 11 previous strives, Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds broke the standing rate account on The Nose( formerly held by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine) with an unbelievable new experience of 2 hours, 19 times, and 44 seconds. Masterfully filmed by Tristan Greszko, he recounts: “Watching … Read More

Climber killed in massive rockfall on Yosemite’s El Capitan was British

Two Britons were among group scouting out site where piece of granite the dimensions of the an apartment house fell The climber who was humbled to demise by a massive rockfall in California’s Yosemite national park was British, officials have said. The Welsh holidaymaker was with his partner, a British lady, when more than 1,000 … Read More

These Guys Just Climbed Off a Mountain and Into a Moving Plane

It took more than 100 test flights and a first assault that had to be abandoned, but the Soul Flyers ultimately attained the seemingly impossible. In one of the most spectacular ways to ever catch a flight, Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet succeeded in winging into the open door of a minuscule light aircraft in … Read More

Into the void: the fast life and shocking death of a wingsuit-flying hotshot

Alexander Polli was an adrenaline junkie, a daredevil who could pilot through faults in rockfaces at 150 mph. Our columnist tells the astonishing legend of Base, a new film starring Polli that had to be delayed when he was killed by the play he loved One week after his wingsuit-flying spouse croaked, Carlos Briceno Schutte … Read More

Patagonia and The North Face: saving “the worlds”- one puffer case at a time

The Long Read: The retail whales is not simply rivalling to sell outdoor gear “they il be” competitors in the competition to sell the stimulate of the wilderness to the urban masses On the night of his 30 th birthday, after a few liquors, Dean Karnazes “ve decided that” he would celebrate by moving the … Read More

This Mountain Biking Video Will Most Definitely Leave A Pit In Your Stomach

Wingsuit flying’s most deadly summertime leads to soul searching

Already considered the worlds most dangerous athletic, wingsuit fliers are wondering why fatalities are suddenly rising Wingsuit winging has been described as “the worlds” most exhilarating and dangerous athletic. Launching themselves from cliffs wearing a nylon bodysuit, the wing being organized by air replenishing a piece of textile pulled between the arms and legs, its … Read More

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