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Watch: Skier Survives Terrifying 1,600 Foot Fall

HuffPost Canada | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.12.2015 | Sports

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Extreme Sports Star Erik Roner Dies In Skydiving Accident

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 09.28.2015 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An extreme sports and MTV star skydiving for the opening ceremony of a golf event in Northern California died when he stru...

7 Life Lessons Learned From Whitewater Rafting

Grace Bluerock | Posted 09.24.2015 | Sports
Grace Bluerock

There's no other recreational sport quite as exciting, yet humbling, as whitewater rafting. It's one of those activities that takes the non-adventurous person out of their comfort zone from the moment they step into the raft until the moment they pull the boat safely back to the shore.

A Rad Life in the World of BMX

Bill Allen | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Bill Allen

I first became aware of BMX (bicycle motocross) in the spring of 1985. Having been chosen for the lead role in famed action director Hal Needham's next film, RAD, I soon got a crash course in extreme sports.

Watch Skateboarder Shred A Downhill Run At 70 MPH

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weird News

Skateboarder Zak Maytum is a picture of flying flannel as he barrels down a Colorado incline at speeds approaching 70 miles an hour, ac...

BASE Jumper's Parachute Hooked Directly Into His Flesh (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.04.2015 | Weird News

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Here's One Use For An Abandoned Football Stadium

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.09.2015 | Sports

The future of the Silverdome, the abandoned and crumbling stadium where the Detroit Lions once played, is uncertain. In the meantime, however, it make...

Going Against the Flow: Nik Wallenda, Extreme Funambulist

Charu Sharma | Posted 06.08.2015 | San Francisco
Charu Sharma

Nik Wallenda is a 7th generation member of the legendary Wallenda family. Known world-wide for his incredible feats upon the high wire and beyond, Nik is the holder of 10 world records.

The 'Point Break' Trailer Is Pretty Much An Extreme Sports Doc

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment

Skydiving through tons of cash, scaling mountains with bare hands, wingsuiting from high cliffs, racing from an avalanche on a bike -- these are just ...

A Mad Way South: Kite Buggying Across the Sahara

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Stefan Simanowitz

News that a madcap team of British adventurers have used snow kites to break the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap reminds me of another record breaking journey by an even madder bunch of Antipodeans who use kite surfs to cross the Sahara.

12 Sports That Would Be Wildly Popular If People Knew They Existed

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports

All of these sports are better than football.

How to Enjoy Roller Coasters When They Scare You to Death

Quora | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment

Don't worry about keeping your "cool" on a roller coaster -- scream as much as you want.

Brotherly Love's Eric D. Hill Gives a Shout Out to Single Moms!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Eric D. Hill is known for his character R.J., one of Vee's foster kids, on Netflix's Orange is the New Black. He's spreading his wings into film! Follow Eric on Twitter: @realehill and the film Brother Love at #BrotherlyLoveTheMovie . Photo by Melissa Hamburg.

Teen Climbs 700-Foot Skyscraper Without Safety Equipment

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.24.2015 | World

If you thought climbing the corporate ladder was a hair-raising experience, Andrej Ciesielski's extremely dangerous adventures might just give you a h...

Riding Sedona's 'White Line' Trail Is As Terrifying As It Looks

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.13.2015 | Sports

Just ask pro mountain biker Michal Kollbek.

Hold On Tight For A Harrowing Bike Ride Down Steep Stairs

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.10.2015 | Weird News

Add urban downhill mountain biking to the list of sports we'd avoid. In this video posted by Red Bull, an unidentified mountain bike rider barrels ...

35 Photos to Spike Your Adrenaline and Spark your Wanderlust

DL Cade | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

Each year, thousands of people start off the New Year determined that, this year, they'll travel. This year, they'll live life to the fullest and stop...

How A Paragliding Accident Completely Changed This Man's Perspective On Life

The Huffington Post | Madeline Wahl | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living

Nova and Jinju Dasalla at Lanikai Beach on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in July 2014. (Photo by cadencia photography) In 2010, Nova Dasalla bec...

Daring Wingsuit Flyer Gives Us A Gnarly Birds-Eye View Of Switzerland

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.23.2015 | Sports

And it's enough to get your adrenaline pumping.

Snowboard Bungee Jumping Is Winter's Insane New Thrill

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.12.2015 | Sports

Thanks to the ingenuity of an adrenaline-seeking ski bum, now even the most novice snowboarders can experience Olympic speeds, drops and freefalls. ...

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Snowboarding Technology: Magne-Traction Explained

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2015 | Sports

Despite the name of this influential snowboarding technology, no magnets are actually used in the making of magne-traction edges. Which is sort of a bummer because then we might be a little bit closer to those hover boards in Back to the Future.

Daredevil Ties Wakeboard To Ferrari And Films Stunt; Cops Take Notice

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.04.2014 | Sports

If you ever happen to have both a Ferrari and a wakeboard sitting around, we beg you to not try this at home. While holding a rope tied to the spoi...

#AlohaHuffPost Roundup: Winter Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.02.2014 | Hawaii

Alright, we know what you’re thinking: "You're in Hawaii. Winter is not coming." The weather is pretty beautiful year-round, we'll give you that, bu...

Surfing In Slow Motion Shows Just How 'Heavy' A Wave Can Be

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.30.2014 | Sports

No wave will ever look heavier than it does at 1,000 frames per second. That super slow frame rate will also give everyone a whole new appreciation fo...