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When even action sports get boring, there’s only one thing left to do: Do them while Mother Nature refuses to cooperate. Earthquake Skateboarders Recently popularized after the 6.0 earthquake in Napa, CA this past August, skateboarders have actually been shredding wrecked post-earthquake pavement around the world for decades. Blizzard Surfers For the extreme cold-water surfing enthusiast, nor’easters and blizzards can mean only one thing: the best surf of the season. Kayaking During Volcanic Activity Honestly, your guess is as good as mine when it comes to why someone might risk…

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10. Fifa World Cup £3 million There was controversy in England in 2000 when FA Cup holders Manchester United withdrew from the tournament to compete in the inaugural – and much derided – Club World Cup. The competition has evolved since then and is now seen as a respected title. Bayern Munich are the current champions having defeated Morocco’s Raja Casablanca in December. 9. Dubai World Cup £6 million The world’s richest horse race takes place, unsurprisingly, in Dubai. Held annually on the last Saturday in March and contested at…

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GoPro released this mesmerizing video of synchronized skydivers Aleksander and Mikhael whirling over the iconic Palm Islands in Dubai. EPIC!  

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Base Jumping off Kjerag Mountain, Norway At 3,500 feet above the Fjord – it makes it an adrenaline junkies dream! Cliff Diving at La Quebrada Cliggs in Acapulco, Mexico At La Quebrada Cliffs, with heights of up to 136 feet over the Pacific, jumping is a precision sport. The timing of a jump is literally the difference between life and death because the waves below swell to a safe depth for only five seconds. The Formula Rossa at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, UAE As the world’s fastest roller coaster,…

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Humans have invented many games and sports for their entertainment. However, there are some extreme sports played around the world that seem unique, crazy and thrilling to us. Buzkashi   This is the Afghan National Sport, its literal translation is ‘goat grabbing.’ Horse mounted players attempt to drag a goat carcass towards a goal. The best players are usually over the ages of 40 and the game can last up to several days. Many people consider this to be the most bizarre sport in the world. Chess Boxing This unique…

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Beastsheds couldn’t quite believe their eyes when we saw this video, surfing has never looked so cool. Surfing videos are timeless, they’ll never get old but yet you’ll always end up discovering something new. This latest video is arguably the most profound as it turns out that when you shoot something at 1000 frames per second it changes, becoming something else entirely. You start noticing all the tiny details like the way the water droplets bounce off each other. Or the way in which a board floats above the surface…

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This man either has a complete death wish, or he’s secretly the only man that can directly defy gravity. Either way watching this video is going to leave you feeling uncomfortable and probably a little annoyed that he’s done it and you haven’t. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Wd-T_YTfxDs Mark Laurence is the man in question and the plank he seems to be so joyfully skipping along is attached to the side of Mount Hua Shan in China. With nothing but a single wire keeping him from falling straight off the edge this is not…

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http://on.aol.com/video/grave-digger-crashes-at-monster-truck-show-518019390 Most people would assume to find a burly bloke behind the wheel of a monster truck, but one seventeen-year-old is breaking the mould by becoming the youngest female professional driver in the United States. While most teenagers are just learning how to drive, California’s Rosalee Ramer has been jumping and crushing cars for three years. Rosalee, who became pro at just 14, has been interested in monster trucks since she was a toddler. “I’ve been holding flashlights and helping work on the trucks since I was three,” she says….

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In Central America, a little way south of the border between Honduras and Nicaragua lies the university town of León. What is there to do in León? One of the most bizarre extreme sports I’ve ever come across – volcano boarding. Step 1: Hike for one hour up the side of the active Cerro Negro volcano carrying a wooden board. Step 2: Reach the 2388 ft high summit and peer over the edge. Step 3: Question life for a second, and why you would ever agree to fling yourself down…

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