10 GoPro Videos of Extreme Sports Enthusiasts Pushing the Limits [LIST]

Prepare to get up close and personal with the talented daredevils who know no fear

Jul 16, 2014

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There is no shortage of brave extreme sports enthusiasts out there who inspire and impress with their daring and adventurous stunts. Now, thanks to the technological capabilities of GoPro cameras, everyone has the chance to experience the world through the eyes of these eccentric daredevils.

1. THE AVALANCHE CLIFF JUMP
Adventure seeking skiers Matthias Giraud and Stefan Laude take us on an exhilarating journey in this clip that documents them trying to outrun a massive avalanche in the French Alps.
THRILL FACTOR: 5/5


2. THE BACKFLIP OVER A 72 FOOT CANYON
Take a ride with the fearless Kelly McGarry as he winds his way through the unbelievable Red Bull Rampage course. The highlight is when he wows the crowd with a 72-foot-long canyon gap flip (starting around 1:01), which earned him 2nd place in the competition. See this video to understand the true intensity of the move.
THRILL FACTOR: 4/5


3. THE ZERO GRAVITY EXPERIENCE
This captivating clip follows a group of BASE jumpers as they explore some of the most beautiful landscapes that Norway, Switzerland and France have to offer.
THRILL FACTOR: 5/5

4. THE VERTICAL SKYDIVING WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT
This is what it looks like when 138 people come together to shatter the Vertical Skydiving World Record - and it's stunning. These bold skydivers make forming a snowflake formation high up in the sky at speeds up to 220 mph look easy!
THRILL FACTOR: 3/5


5. THE BAREFOOT WATERSKI BREAKDANCER
Combining a unique mix of waterskiing and breakdancing, Michael Temby shows off his incredible moves while gliding effortlessly through the water. 
THRILL FACTOR: 3/5

6. THE DOWNHILL SKATEBOARDING THRILLRIDE
Try to keep up with Louis Pilloni and the Sector 9 downhill skate team as they tear down the mountain at the Newton's Nation IGSA World Cup event in Australia.
THRILL FACTOR: 4/5


7. THE HUMAN FLYING MACHINE
Daredevil BASE jumper and wingsuit pilot Jeb Corliss shows no fear in this video titled "Grinding the Crack" which sees him flying through the sky reaching speeds up of up to 122 mph. Skip to 1:38 for the moment an onlooker got a little too close to the action than he was bargaining for.
THRILL FACTOR: 5/5


8. THE INSANE DOWNHILL BIKE STREET RACE
Follow this BMX rider during a street race in Columbia as he winds down narrow alleys, navigates steep staircases and even climbs up ramps off the sides of building walls.
THRILL FACTOR: 4/5


9. THE BIG AIR SKATEBOARD TRICK
Professional skateboarder Andy Mac makes this extremely difficult jump look easy during a practice run on the mega ramp from the X Games.
THRILL FACTOR: 2/5


10. THE PEOPLE ARE AWESOME COMPILATION
This is the ultimate compilation depicting extreme sports enthusiasts pushing boundaries of human capabilities and proving that anything is possible.
THRILL FACTOR: 5+/5