Posts Tagged ‘daredevil’

Guerlain Chicherit Crashes During World Record Jump Attempt (Video)

Guerlain Chicherit Crashes During World Record Jump Attempt (Video)

Guerlain Chicherit crashed his Mini Countryman during Tuesday’s world record attempt for the ‘longest car ramp jump‘ in Tignes, France. The French daredevil suffered only minor injuries and is staying in a local hospital for observation.

Russian Guy Set on Fire before Jumping off a Building (Video)

Russian Guy Set on Fire before Jumping off a Building (Video)

Alexander Chernikov, an amateur stuntman from Barnaul, Russia, jumped off the roof of a five-story building into the snow, after being set on fire. Even though the whole thing looks absolutely insane, the 22-year-old actually spent a week to prepare himself for the stunt. For example, he’s wearing a special asbestos cloth under those pants to protect himself from the fire:

Guerlain Chicherit Mini Car Backflip (Video)

Guerlain Chicherit Mini Car Backflip (Video)

French rally driver Guerlain Chicherit performed the first ever unassisted 360-degree backflip in a car, on Sunday. Chicherit launched his specially built Mini Countryman off a ramp in the French ski resort of Tignes, soaring 75ft into the air before flipping the car.

Extreme Window Cleaning (Video)

Extreme Window Cleaning (Video)

Safety regulations? What safety regulations?

Nik Wallenda Walks a Tightrope across Niagara Falls (Video)

Nik Wallenda Walks a Tightrope across Niagara Falls (Video)

Daredevil Nik Wallenda became the first person to tightrope walk across Niagara Falls Friday night. Wallenda was tethered to a wire at the insistence of ABC which broadcasted the stunt live.

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

British stuntman Gary Connery has become the first man to jump 2400 feet without a parachute. The 42-year-old wingman skydived from a helicopter above Ridge Wood, Buckinghamshire, and landed in an area covered with 18,600 cardboard boxes.

Aircraft Rolls with a Man on the Wing (Video)

Aircraft Rolls with a Man on the Wing (Video)

Meanwhile, in Iceland…O-M-G, did you see that?!

Bello Nock Hangs on a Trapeze Under a Helicopter (Video)

Bello Nock Hangs on a Trapeze Under a Helicopter (Video)

World-famous daredevil clown Bello Nock hung on a trapeze suspended from a helicopter that was hovering 500 feet above Sarasota, Florida, last Thursday. The international circus star performed the death-defying trapeze act without the safety devices to promote the upcoming Circus Sarasota show that he will be starring in.

Jeb Corliss Crashes into Table Mountain (Video)

Jeb Corliss Crashes into Table Mountain (Video)

Wingsuit flyer Jeb Corliss crashed into Table Mountain in South Africa on Monday morning. He survived, but broke both legs. Corliss, one of the best BASE jumpers in the world, was being filmed by HBO when the accident happened. Jeb reportedly leaped safely from Table Mountain when he was either blown off course by a [...]

Petr Pilat Backflips over Plane with His Bike (Video)

Petr Pilat Backflips over Plane with His Bike (Video)

Petr Pilat, an aerobatic motorbike rider from the Czech Republic, backflipped his bike over a plane flown by Kirby Chambliss, a Red Bull champion pilot from Texas, US. Or you could say that Chambliss managed to fly his plane under a backflipping motorcycle.