Posts Tagged ‘close call’

Florida Beachgoers Oblivious of a Large Hammerhead Shark behind Them (Video)

Florida Beachgoers Oblivious of a Large Hammerhead Shark behind Them (Video)

A large hammerhead shark comes way too close to people in Destin, Florida, while pursuing a stingray into the shallow water. They fail to spot it for quite some time, despite camera guy and his friends screaming at them…

Mountain Biker Nearly Lands on Sheep (Video)

Mountain Biker Nearly Lands on Sheep (Video)

That jump almost ended very baaaadly.

Close Encounter with a Humpback Whale Surprises Kayaker in Monterey Bay, California (Video)

Close Encounter with a Humpback Whale Surprises Kayaker in Monterey Bay, California (Video)

Cimeron Morrissey was watching a huge raft of sea lions while kayaking in Monterey Bay, California, when a big humpback whale swam right under her kayak and nearly took her out with his enormous tail.

Flagman Nearly Gets Killed during USAC Sprint Car Race (Video)

Flagman Nearly Gets Killed during USAC Sprint Car Race (Video)

A USAC Sprint Car goes airborne and flies into the starter stand at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA, nearly killing the flagman, Keith Trusso. Luckily, no one was injured. Watch the dramatic close call in the video below:

Luckiest Biker in Belarus Front Flips onto the Roof of a Moving Car after Motorcycle Crash (Video)

Luckiest Biker in Belarus Front Flips onto the Roof of a Moving Car after Motorcycle Crash (Video)

The luckiest and the most acrobatic motorcycle crash ever caught on a dash-cam. Happened in the city of Mogilev, Belarus.

Swimmer Escapes Crocodile in Mexico (Video)

Swimmer Escapes Crocodile in Mexico (Video)

A tourist was filmed in Boca Paila, Mexico, swimming away from a large crocodile that was pursuing him. The guy managed to escape thanks to a quick-thinking observer who threw an object at the croc. According to reports, the locals don’t swim in the water because they consider it too dangerous.

Whale Shark Crashes into Diver (Video)

Whale Shark Crashes into Diver (Video)

Diver and underwater cameraman, Chris Coates, gets a huge surprise when a whale shark swims straight into him during a spearfishing film shoot. Chris manages to get his body out the way just in time, but takes the impact on his lower torso, and then the whale shark’s dorsal fin hits him in the head. Luckily he wasn’t injured.

Close Call Compilation by FailArmy (Video)

Close Call Compilation by FailArmy (Video)

I don’t know about you, but I prefer close calls to fail videos. There’s nothing better than watching someone beat the odds:

Russian Man Nearly Gets Hit by Car (Video)

Russian Man Nearly Gets Hit by Car (Video)

Someone was in a big hurry…

Selfie Couple Almost Struck by Lightning (Video)

Selfie Couple Almost Struck by Lightning (Video)

A young couple were nearly hit by lightning while trying to take a selfie. They were swimming and snorkeling at Yal-Ku Lagoon in Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico, when the lifeguards asked them to exit water because of the approaching storm. Before leaving they decided to take one last selfie, but it seems that the god of lightning hates selfies: