triple back on a bike

(via Charlie Tamayo)

Expedition Idaho Adventure Race

7-days of continuous physical and mental challenge, almost no sleep, bad food, questionable water. Who invented this sport? :-)

To stagger the start of Expedition Idaho, Race Director Dave Adlard, invented a unique prologue.

Teams had to climb the toughest waterslide, starting over if anyone slipped.

If successful, they then took a victory laprunning the Lazy River. Backwards. :-)

This is even tougher than it looks.

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Gymnastics sport scientist Jeni McNeal is running this race.

Good luck.

Festival International des Sports Extrèmes

The FISE World Montpellier is the first stop of the first international extreme sports tour FISE World Series. …

… travel around the world with 4 amazing events. Montpellier in France will be the first one, then Andorra on June 27-29, Malaysia on September 4-7 and China on October 24-26.

Click PLAY or watch Montpellier highlights on YouTube.

Action sports seem to do a much better job than acrobatic sports at drawing sponsors and an audience.

(via Cirque’s Stacy Clark)

trick bike acrobatics

Thomas G Trapp linked.

Road Bike Party 2

You might have seen trials-riding legend Martyn Ashton’s Road Bike Party on YouTube, where he rides Mark Cavendish’s high-end road bike where road bikes have never gone before. The video has been viewed more than nine million times.

Ashton was close to finishing his sequel Road Bike Party 2 video when he tumbled during a September trials demo and broke his back, leaving him in a wheelchair. Pals – like trials champions and veteran YouTubers Danny MacAskill and Chris Akrigg – helped him finish the video …

Denver Post

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(via Outside)

People are awesome 2013

I’m a sucker for these videos. It’s a guilty pleasure.

There are a number of acrobatic stunts I’ve never seen before in this edit.

The highlight for me is the very last stunt. So simple. So terrifying.

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Tim Knoll bike tricks

… graceful and impossible bike tricks by virtuoso BMX freestyler Tim Knoll, who is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. …

Boing Boing

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