Following a format first seen in the snowboarding and skiing world, this year’s X-games real wake segments feature some incredibly creative, and not to mention gnarly riding. Felix Georgii’s entry is not your average wakeboarding behind a boat on a peaceful mountain lake, but something more akin to a skateboard edit, with huge bails and even bigger tricks.
Norwegians have a funny sense of humor. The nation is home some huge mountains, great skiers, and is arguably where death metal started in the early 1990s. Keeping that macabre mood going, today we present you with the 2018 Norwegian Death Diving World Championships. They call it “dødsing,” we call it absolutely nuts. I mean, who else would want to throw themselves off a 10m diving platform and land in the loudest, most painful and least graceful way possible? Upon a little research, this is
If you don’t know who Jimmy Chin is at this point, you’re likely living on the moon. The acclaimed photographer-turned-film director, who was behind massive projects like Meru, has been quietly plugging away at yet another film. While the subject matter may already be familiar to most, this film looks to shed light on some new angles and capture it in true fashion. When Alex Honnold free soloed El Capitan in the summer of 2017, Chin was with him on the wall to capture the feat. Chin’s new
This is exactly what you don’t want to happen halfway up a climbing route: the entire pillar you just ascended collapsing at your feet. We can’t find more details on the climber or route just yet, other than the climber was likely Spaniard Antonio Saldaña Santaella, but wherever it was, it’s scary. Almost as good as this gem from the ice climbing world: