Base jumping involves leaping from fixed structures or cliffs using a parachute. It is an extremely risky activity due to the low altitudes and close proximity to the ground.
Riding enormous waves in the open ocean requires exceptional skill and bravery. Surfers face the danger of being trapped underwater or slammed against the ocean floor.
Scaling high peaks comes with numerous hazards such as extreme weather conditions, avalanches, rockfalls, and altitude sickness.
Exploring underwater caves presents significant risks, including limited visibility, tight spaces, potential equipment failure, and the danger of becoming trapped.
This rodeo sport involves attempting to ride a bucking bull for a set period of time. It exposes participants to the risk of serious injury or even death.
Participants lie on a specialized board and race downhill at high speeds, navigating through traffic. The absence of protective barriers poses significant risks.
Skiers are dropped off on remote mountaintops by helicopter and ski down unmarked, challenging terrain, facing hazards such as avalanches and steep slopes.
Climbing tall rock faces without any safety equipment is an incredibly dangerous pursuit, as a single mistake can result in a fatal fall.
During events like the famous Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, participants sprint alongside a herd of charging bulls through narrow streets, risking trampling or goring injuries.
Navigating fast-moving rivers and rapids in a small kayak carries the potential for capsizing, entrapment, and collisions with rocks or other obstacles.