File this one under nightmare fuel. An experienced BASE jumper took off from a classic exit on Italy’s Monte Brento only to realize his lines were tangle when his parachute deployed. He struggles to regain control of the canopy before slamming into the ground thousands of feet below. Miraculously, the jumper survived the impact with just a leg injury and cut hands, and was airlifted to safety.
Two friends on a camping and kayaking trip in Alaska got more than they bargained for when they were almost killed by a calving glacier. After setting up camp by the Spencer glacier, the two decided to inflate their packrafts and explore by water. Hearing parts of the glacier collapsing into the water, they paddled over to check out the commotion, and after coming very close to the glacier, sat back and watched the action from what they hoped would be a safe distance. Soon after, an
If you haven’t already heard of him, “Sketchy” Andy Lewis is a purebred pirate living in the sands of the Utah desert. The pro-slackliner-turned-BASE-jumper-turned-internet-celebrity has been busy doing the most ridiculous sh*t you could ever imagine while we quietly sit by watching in awe. Sure, this might not be the most extreme thing we’ve seen him do, but it’s pretty damn creative we have to admit. RELATED: Teahupoo Was Too Big For The Tahiti Pro Trials Watch him make the most of the
Climbing hard routes is a labor of love. Sometimes it takes days, weeks, even years to complete a project at the outer extremities of someone’s climbing ability. For anyone who’s ever embarked on such a journey, completion and closure offers the ultimate reward. For Italian climber Jacopo Larcher, that process is no different – except this climb might actually be the hardest single pitch trad climb ever done. RELATED: Rise of Red - Official Trailer His line is what he describes as a