Edging the Xtreme

Adrenaline video of Olympian Mancuso, Urban Mt. Biking, and Speed Flying

Spring time brings out the spirits of renewal and freedom from being caged in by the cold. Here are my three new favorite videos that illustrate creativity of adrenaline junkies who are pushing in the air, on the ground and under the water.

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If you’re a skier and you want to see how Olympian Julia Mancuso works out in the off season then you have to see this video of her carrying rocks and sprinting with them under water. Its an amazing display of mental and physical strength.

Downhill mountain bikers continue to break barriers in speed, jumps and control. This video illustrates the precise control and confidence of professional rider at the Red Bull Valparaiso Cerro Abajo in Chile demonstrates confidence passing through the streets passing spectators and street lights by inches.

Speed flying is a new sport that allows skiers and snowboarders to touch down on the snow and fly away. In Europe Speed Flyers are skiing over cliffs touching down on snow and flying through canyons. Professional Speed Flyer Valentin Delluc who recently won the newly formed Speed Flying tour and has sponsors such as Volkl, Dalbello, and Marker. In this video Delluc grinds the cable of a chairlift tower.

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