Latest On Extreme Sports

  • Parkour

    A growing number of women are practicing parkour, a kind of extreme gymnastics. Thrill-seeking housewives are joining parkour gyms and wall-jumping as a workout. I’ll be sticking to the elliptical. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Vurtego Pogo Stick

    The new fitness/sports craze involves a pogo stick that lets you make six-foot jump. They cost around $250. From the videos, it looks totally terrifying so hopefully you have a good medical plan as well, with low deductibles. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago respond

  • Nude Rock Climbing

    A group of rock climbers called the Stone Nudes do it with no clothing or special shoes or equipment. Images of the climbers have been captured in a 2009 calendar, and they happen to all be hot girls. Which is too bad, because I only buy calendars featuring fat balding men or playful kittens. Read More ›

    Peggy Wang 6 years ago 1 response

  • Powerisers

    An extreme sport involves strapping on a pair of jumping stilts that act like pogo sticks on your feet. A Korean company has made $400 knockoffs of these odd German stilts that allow you to run at 20 miles an hour and jump 6 feet in the air. And you thought rollerbladers looked ridiculous! Read More ›

    BuzzFeed Classic 6 years ago respond

  • Hangboarding

    An extreme sport that’s sort of like hang-gliding in the snow. Watching the video, it looks like something ridiculous they’d do on an episode of Jackass. But for the daring and the adventurous, this combination of snowboarding, mountain biking and hang gliding is something new to try. Read More ›

    BuzzFeed Classic 6 years ago respond