MedellĂ­n, Colombia, Mountain Bike Challenge – Crazy Footage

Mountain biking is an extreme sport. It’s not quite up there with wingsuits or surfing, but it is up there. The degree of danger is dependent upon the course taken. Some are relatively OK whilst others are only for the very experienced who crave danger and adrenaline. Anyone who has ever watched mountain bikers at […]

Extreme Sports – Base Jumping With Wing Suits 5

It must be one of the most exhilarating sports on Earth (there may be others on strange planets) and even watching it is enough to raise your heart rate. So for the safe option, take a gander at this footage of crazy people kind enough to let us get a feel for base jumping and […]

Extreme Sports – Wingsuit Rodeo

Join in the thrill of one person sitting on the back of another as both hurtle through the air. The ‘horse’ has a wingsuit for stability in this free-fall rodeo. Are humans entirely sane? Let’s hope not or where would be the fun in living?

Basque Pelota – Fastest Ball Game On Earth

The Basque lands are in the northern part of the Iberian peninsula. They are currently under the control of the Spanish government but the people there have fought for independence for decades. The Basque people are a fiercely proud lot with their own language (distinct from any other European tongue) and culture. One of those […]

Extreme Sports – Base Jumping With Wing Suit 4

Here we go again, more videos from the crazy world of base-jumping. Does any other species undertake as many lunatic activities as humans? We truly are an out-there form of life. Base jumping is a very dangerous adrenaline rush. When those who do it also incorporate the complexities of a wing suit, it all adds […]

World Arm Wrestling Championships – Turkey’s ‘Over The Top’

Yes, we know, it’s apparently all macho male crap. Those involved should be out trimming the hedges or mowing the grass instead of holding hands in Istanbul. But what you naysayers don’t seem to understand is that we men, simple creatures that we are, need to demonstrate our strength and prowess or, failing that, we […]