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Daredevil survives cliff edge stunt disaster

Base jumper Richard Henriksen was caught on camera when a daredevil stunt went horribly wrong. Henrikson’s latest stunt involving the use of gymnastic…

He Did It! Daredevil Free Falls 24.2 Miles Down to the Earth

Today, Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner jumped out of a capsule 24.2 miles above New Mexico. He successfully broke the world record for surviving the highest free fall with a parachute: It took 10 minutes for him to reach the desert surface below. Only the last few thousand feet were negotiated by parachute. Helicopter recovery teams have gone to [...]

This Jet Powered Go Kart Looks Like Deadly Fun

This jet powered go kart looks like a good idea on paper that can go horribly wrong when you actually get behind the wheel. Built by daredevil/airplane parts salesman Seth Kettleman, this is the perfect vehicle for the YOLO generation, and is guaranteed to burn your face off if you stand too close! Link  –via Gamma Squad

Drafting Like a Boss

Watch how this daredevil (helmet? what’s that?) bicyclist goes 55 mph by drafting behind a truck. He’d better pray the truck doesn’t brake all of the sudden: Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] [...]

Treading the world’s most dangerous path

The dilapidated walkways at El Caminito Del Rey in Spain have been attracting daredevil tourists. The rickety platforms and paths are suspended 100m u…

Wingsuited Man Flies Through a Mountain

(YouTube link) American daredevil Jeb Corliss became the first man in a wingsuit to fly in China, and flew right through a natural arch at Tianenman mountain in Hunan Province. The action starts about one minute into the video. Link -via Arbroath

Hand Map Gives Eyesight to the Blind

What do you do when you’re trying to navigate your way through a dark space? When our eyes fail us, we turn to our hands, to get a feel for our environment and to “see’ with our minds. I know, like Daredevil, it’s the first thing I thought of too. But seriously; imagine the possibilities if you could expand [...]

Daredevil Balances Chair on Glasses over Precipice

(YouTube Link) French daredevil Henri Rochatin, now 65, has been performing stunts since the age of 5. In this video, he balances on a chair on two glasses which are on top of another chair, which is balanced on four glasses, over a precipice 12,486 feet high in the French Alps. via The Presurfer