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The Grand Canyon footage mentioned previously was lost because of inaccurate data provided by AT&T. Ironically, the hiker that found the camera two years later was an AT&T employee.
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Pro mountain biker Kelly McGarry offers a nail-biting example of the front-seat excitement GoPro footage can provide. In the video above, he navigates a rocky trail before back-flipping over a 72-foot-long canyon gap.
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No one on Earth could get this view in person and live to tell about it. You’re actually able to see every single tooth in this grizzly bear’s mouth.
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Skydiver Felix Baumgartner made history and headlines on October 14, 2012, when he fell 24 miles from outer space, breaking the sound barrier at speeds reaching 843.6 mph.
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This high-speed race boat mishap could have been deadly, but luckily the boat was traveling so fast that it landed a complete backflip.
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A firefighter’s helmet cam captures the moment at which he locates a tiny kitten stretched unconscious on the smoky floor of a burning house. Can he save it?
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Sam Cossman and George Kourounis were the first people to ever stand inside the deadly Marum crater volcano, located in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Thanks to those bubbling lava pools, more people have visited the moon than this remote location.
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A morning in the life of skier Candide Thovex: shower, coffee, daredevil skiing down terrain so perilous you wouldn't even want to crawl down it.
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GoPros capture beauty just as often as adrenaline. Relax to this stunning turtle’s-eye view of the world's biggest single structure made by living organisms, the Great Barrier Reef.
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These daredevils aren’t just expert skydivers: They know a thing or two about filmmaking, too. This stylish video shows them landing on a Slip 'N Slide from an airplane.
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Fearless climbers Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov trekked a half mile into the sky, all the way to the top of China’s Shanghai Tower—the second tallest building in the world.
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This GoPro strapped to a rocket offers the view Superman might have had while flying into and beyond Earth’s atmosphere.
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This skiing-turned-paragliding stunt might not seem that special… until the camera turns back to reveal what had been chasing skiers Stefan Laude and Matthias Giraud through the French Alps all along.
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A seagull shot this clip after stealing a GoPro in Cannes, France, and eventually left the camera on a castle wall.
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Sometimes, just jumping off a cliff isn’t enough. These French thrill-seekers took inspiration from Angry Birds and decided to catapult a guy into a BASE jump.
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Aerial footage of Burning Man becomes something completely different when this GoPro falls off its drone and is immediately swept into the festival’s bumping dance floor.
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This motorcyclist filmed his attempt to cross a flash flood in Colorado. Don’t try this.
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Skydiving is fun and all, but why bother with any drop zone that isn’t drop-dead gorgeous? Here’s video proof that Dubai and the bright blue waters of the surrounding Persian Gulf provide an amazing view from 12,000 feet.
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Daniel Freed Schwartz goes beyond normal extreme sports and parkour videos. Here he adds a unique twist to both by turning three escalators into a man-made ski slope.
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These futuristic race boats are capable of speeds over 200 MPH thanks to a 3,000 horsepower engine. Enjoy a first-person view from the fastest hydroplane on earth.
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Watch 138 people break the vertical skydiving record by forming a massive star-shaped formation that looks like a demon-summoning ritual.
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The wondrous beauty of the ice caves of Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, without leaving the comfort of your couch.
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These skydivers pull off a trick that would make the hero of any ’80s action movie jealous—they dangle from the bottom of a helicopter before plummeting towards Florida’s Navarre Beach.
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Here, the GoPro pops out of the skydiver’s case to free-fall 12,500 feet by itself, landing without a scratch on the case or lens. Enjoy the bizarre sound effect that accompanies the crazy spinning.
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This video, a fireworks display from the inside out, might be the best clip here.
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