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  1. Skydive from Space: Is Red Bull's Stratos Mission Back on Track?

    by on 02-29-2012 at 10:10 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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    Back in 2010, I posted an article about the Red Bull Stratos project, which was supposedly getting ready to send Austrian BASE jumper and international stuntman Felix Baumgartner on a record-breaking skydive from 120,000 feet above the Earth's surface (basically the edge of space). At the time, the Stratos crew was allegedly making final preparations for the jump. However, the mission was indefinitely suspended in late 2010 when a promoter named Daniel Hogan
  2. Video: Ryan Doyle Parkour in Mardin, Turkey

    by on 09-05-2011 at 09:00 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
    If you're a fan of freerunning, chances are you've already heard of Ryan Doyle. He's a Red Bull-sponsored athlete, and definitely one of the rising stars in the sport. For Doyle, parkour isn't just something you do, it's a way of thinking, and an art form.

    Check out the video:

  3. Surfer Rides Wake in Panama Canal for 41 Miles

    by on 03-22-2011 at 01:30 PM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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ID:	239Red Bull sponsored athlete and 13-time National Surfing Champion Gary Saavedra set a Guiness world record this past weekend when he rode a power boat wake for 41 miles down the Panama Canal. His record-breaking wake surf took just over three hours and 55 minutes!

    Saavedra averaged about 10.5 miles per hour during his surf session, with a top speed of 13.5 mph. He also battled high winds, choppy waters and the intermittent freighter wave as well as a leg cramp
  4. Sunday Vid-E-Oh! McMorris Backside Triple Cork 1440

    by on 03-13-2011 at 09:00 AM (Sierra Blogging Post)
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ID:	181Mark McMorris is an up-and-coming star in the world of professional snowboarding. At only 17, he's one of the youngest pro riders on the Red Bull team. Of course, you wouldn't know it by watching him ride.

    Mark took silver at his first ever Winter X Games. When this kid straps on a snowboard, amazing things happen. Case in point: His recent successful completion of the first-ever backside triple cork 1440, which he landed on his third try up at Snowmass. It's