In 2012, these two base jumpers wearing wingsuits were high above Chamonix in the French Alps.
August 26, 2013 The recent deaths of two more extreme sports enthusiasts who were trying to "fly" past mountains has brought new attention to a very dangerous sport.
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A runner tries to escape with his life as zombies pursue him during the Run for Your Lives race. The 5K course is littered with obstacles — and the undead.
September 4, 2012 Some people run for charity; some run for their health. And some run to escape the ravenous brain-eating zombies who chase them. The popularity of Run for Your Lives, a "zombie-infested 5K obstacle race," has surprised even its organizers.
March 8, 2011 This video shows perhaps the most insane helmet cam footage out there. It's pretty straight forward, too. A guy racing in Valparaiso, Chile, a downhill bike, a camera and a whole lot of air.
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