Tom Cruise has made a career out of movies where his action hero stunts are the star of the show, like the ‘Mission: Impossible’ series.
Vince Reffet, a French stuntman renowned the world over for his daring deeds, died on Tuesday morning in a training accident in Dubai. He certainly didn’t waste any of his 36 years on this planet.
Looking for a way to build trust in your relationship? Why not dangle your partner off of a mountain and post it on Instagram?
Turkmenistan’s president is alive and well, and performing various bizarre acts in a video designed to show his country that he is not dead.
Hollywood has a long and tragic history when it comes to their stuntmen and stuntwomen.
It was a tragic weekend over at the Mad Cool Festival in Madrid, an acrobat falling to his death in front of a crowd of 35 000 people.
It’s a stunt unlike any pulled off before, because if one person drops the ball on this one it’s game over. Thankfully that wasn’t the case.
Ag, just popping out for a quick kite surf attached to the mast of a yacht – daredevil Alex Thomson has outdone himself with this effort.
Two pilots flew a little too close for comfort over Dubai in the UAE, the helicopter pilot capturing the moment on video.
The filming of Milla Jovovich’s latest movie was rocked by a terrible accident to stunt double Olivia Jackson, now in a critical condition.
We are all programmed to enjoy a bit of a thrill sometimes, but how we get our thrills is not often in such an extreme way. Derek Dutton is one crazy, thrill-seeking daredevil, and what he does is terrifying! Awesome… but terrifying.
Trick-shot specialists Dude Perfect team up with the world’s best bowler, Jason Belmonte, to create some unreal bowling stunts. Prepare to be impressed…
What can a professional trick-cyclist do with two assistants, a customised track and a R200,000 bike? Quite a lot, actually.
American wingsuit pilot, Jeb Corliss, performed a death defying stunt this weekend in China’s Zhejiang Province. He jumped out a helicopter and flew through a narrow crevasse in the Langshan Mountain. The stunt was dubbed ‘The Flying Dagger.’
David Blaine has just completed a shocking new stunt. Billed as “a death-defying act which was his most dangerous yet and would astonish millions”, the event saw Blaine stand in the middle of a million volts of electric current streamed by Tesla coils. He stood there for 72 hours straight. His only protection was a suit of armour and a specially designed helmet. He describes the sensation of being electrocuted to being “banged very hard on the back of the head”.
A group of Indians are looking to give the crew from Jackass a run for their money. And they just might win seeing as their “performances” include being run over by cars, hanging each other by their heads, chewing glass tube lights and playing with swords and spiked maces. Let me guess. You’d like to see footage of this for research purposes. Step inside.
Russian daredevil Tyomka Pirniazov free-climbed up to the ornate Soviet star on top of the 200 metre tall, Stalin-era Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building in Moscow. Which is made a little more impressive by the fact that he spent the duration of the climb with a camera clenched in his mouth.
Tricycles are pretty lame, and Tokyo Drift was a terrible movie, so it makes sense that bringing the two concepts together produces something unbelievably awesome. Click through to watch a montage of grown men drifting through the streets of New Zealand on customized trikes.
It has been more than a century since someone last attempted to cross the Niagara Falls on a tightrope and it was only after a renegotiation and reversed decision that permission was again granted. However, later this year we’ll finally see a man attempt the awe-inspiring stunt.
A Russian man has just been sentenced for hacking into one of the video billboards around Moscow and looping a porn video over it. The best part of all is that someone managed to capture a video of the event. You know you want to see it.
We discovered Danny MacAskill in 2009. He was the antidote to the prawn carnage that we’d been suffering all over Cape Town for some time. Since then the video that he posted (Danny MacAskill-April 2009) has reached nearly 24 million YouTube hits. While MacAskill’s new video, released three months ago, has 7 million hits and counting.
You know that phrase ‘they put their pants on the same way we do?’ Well unless you dress yourself by doing a backflip, this doesn’t apply here. Please watch this stunt reel if you want to be inspired by the heights of badassery humanity can reach, or depressed by how much more badass than you this guy is.