How do you start a new sport from scratch? A former Tough Mudder executive and other entrepreneurs around the world are about to find out.

Sunshine Superman is a documentary that profiles pioneering BASE-jumper and aerial cinematographer Carl Boenish. In this exclusive clip, director Marah Strauch explains how finding a box of archival footage from Boenish inspired her to find out more about the man behind the camera. You can watch the full documentary from Magnolia…

A new documentary gives a never-before-seen look at the BASE jumper's near-death experience—and the almost-impossible jump he took just a year later

The original 1991 film inspired a generation of hard-charging athletes. Now grown up, many of them signed on as stuntmen for the reboot to make the snowboarding, wingsuiting, and motocross as real as possible.

It'll leave you grinning—if you can overcome your nausea and fear of death

The late climber, highliner, and BASE jumper writes about the passions of his life: his dog, his girlfriend, and the outdoors

The climber, leaper, and all-around "stunt monkey" lived and thrived on an impossibly dangerous edge

The strategy: Stick with it, shoot what you love, and stay on the move

A new and physically gruesome form of BASE jumping involves affixing a parachute directly into the jumper’s back—with metal hooks

For two members of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, aeronautics and planetary science are only part of their overarching fascination with the natural world. We spoke to them about the unlikely intersection of skydiving, cave diving, and space exploration.

With enough bolts and webbing for eight new lines loaded into the Volkswagen, they headed south across the border.

Beginning this June 16, six dancers and a nine-person support crew headed into Yosemite’s wilderness for ten days of hiking and pirouetting.

The best stories aren't just on paper anymore. Our (totally subjective) ranking assembles the millenium's 33 best new classics.

'Sunshine Superman' traces the rise and fall of a BASE-jumping pioneer

Unknown outside of the Yosemite orbit, Dean Potter’s frequent flying partner was an accomplished climber and BASE jumper

Thanks in part to advances in wing technology, a few pioneering paragliders are smashing the limits by completing long-distance flights that were once thought impossible. Last spring, high-fliers Will Gadd and Gavin McClurg pulled off one of the most ambitious trips ever attempted: 385 miles down the jagged, frozen, potentially deadly spine of the Canadian Rockies.

A new film looks at the world of competitive skydiving and the people who spend all their free time falling out of the sky.

Three men BASE jumped from the One World Trade Center in September 2013. Six months later they were arrested. Their ongoing—and, many would say, harsher than necessary—legal battle raises the question: How serious a crime is leaping off a building?

The Californian daredevil doesn’t want you to love his film. He wants you to be unsettled. And that may be the best thing about 'When Dogs Fly.'

In a new effort to protect national parks and wilderness areas from commercial photography, the feds have started going after amateur filmmakers with big social media followings.

When do adrenaline-seekers go too far? In Bird Dream, Matt Higgins explores the edge of courage, bravery, and insanity in the quest to land a wingsuit without a parachute.

33,000 feet above Mont Blanc

Take a nap in the clouds

Virtual reality is just for gamers. But augmented reality—a new wearable technology—could revolutionize how we train for sports, making athletes faster, better, and more precise.

Dean Potter (aka The Dark Wizard) has been pushing the limits of the outdoor world for years. In his newest life challenege as a film director, Potter has created a short film about his dog Whisper, who often BASE jumps with Potter in a special compartment on…

When a Sherpa and a native Nepali paraglided off of Mount Everest in 2011, they flew into history. Now a new book chronicles their extraordinary journey.

A daredevil's plan to jump off the top of the world

On September 28, 37-year-old Jeb Corliss will attempt what he says is his most challenging jump yet. He will drop out of a helicopter and pilot his wingsuit through a crack in a roughly 900-foot-long, 870-foot high rock. We called him up to find out more, and discovered he's using a revolutionary new technology to train.

These sports aren't necessarily deadly, but they certainly instill an imminent sense of death—which is what makes them so thrilling and why we can't look away.

In March, a Utah man died while attempting to replicate a rope swing made famous by YouTube. Will the tragedy curb the latest adventure trend?

The champion ski jumper took some time out of a busy training and travel schedule to answer a few of our questions

Axie Navas takes a look at a new sport that's figuring out its place—on the snow and in the air

How a secretive, stunt-loving energy-drink company pulled off one of the coolest feats in adventure history

What happens when you turn the world’s deadliest sport into a competition? Welcome to the World Wingsuit League.

There can be only one super-specific, outdoor sport

Maybe you've never heard of Lucky Chance—born Toby Benham—but the Australian climber, circus act, and all-around stunt monkey was testing the limits of BASE jumping in 2011 when he survived a horrible mountainside crash in France. What happens when a highflier falls to earth? He starts over—no matter how daunting the prospect.

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