If you've never heard of The Coromandel, a mysterious, rugged secret tucked on the coast of New Zealand's North Island, then this epic edit offers the perfect introduction. Home to some of the best surfing, diving, sea kayaking, and exploration in the South Pacific, The Coromandel is the active traveler's dream trip, so check it out and start saving those pennies.
On final corner of the final lap of the DutchGP, Moto3 rider Niklas Ajo (who was running in 8th position at the time), got loose and was bucked from his bike. What happened next resulted in one of the wildest finish in MotoGP history. Somehow, against the laws of physics, Ajo managed to simply hold on, surfing beside the bike on his knees enroute to an absolutely improbable finish and a deserved standing ovation from the crowd. Words can't quite do this one justice, however, so make sure to give a watch (or 10).
We don't have much information about what's going on here, but this guy in the hot pants is clearly regretting letting himself get blasted by that 300HP outboard motor. The force of that was totally unexpected.
Today, Terry Grant set a new Guinness World Record for the fastest mile ever driven on two wheels on the Goodwood Festival of Speed's legendary hill climb, with this Nissan Juke RS Nismo smashing Grant's own mark of 2 minutes and 45 seconds by 35 seconds. Needless to say, don't try this in your mom's crossover.
Pro surfer Matt Meola is one of the top surfing aerialists in the game. Filmed around his home of Maui, "Home" showcases Meola's otherworldly talents and the beauty of Maui. he lands the world's first ever "spindle flip" air. Around the 5:55-mark Meola lands the world's first-ever "spindle flip" air, but the entire video is certainly worth the watch.
Let us know what you think in the comments below, is this spindle like a 540 or a 720?
Again, not 100% sure what possess people to attempt stunts of this death-defying magnitude, but whatever it is, Arnaud Longobardi, has it, leaping off a mountain and paragliding into a moving cable car nearly 500 feet above the ground. Timed so that Longobardi reached the car at a brief horizontal path in its route, this stunt attracted the attention of major news outlets like CBS and The Guardian, cementing its status as one of the gnarliest of the year in the process.
Professional Formula Drift driver Ryan Tuerck challenges fellow driver Chris Forsberg to a Game Of DRIFT. In the continuation of episode 1, the drivers go head-to-head in their 240SX missile cars taking on challenges including a full 360 drift, clipping point chaos, paintball pursuit, and paint the wall. Will Tuerck or Forsberg win? Watch to the end to see who spells out DRIFT and who gets crowned champion.
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Been yearning and burning for more footage of the 345-hp Focus RS? Well today is your lucky day, with Ford dropping this awesome little nugget of test footage featuring the world's most-wanted hot-hatch blasting around the Lommel Proving Ground in anticipation of its first UK appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Rev it up and check it out.
Every now and then, we all need a reminder about how dangerous our recreational passions can be, and this video of New Zealand kayaker getting trapped in sieve (where water funnels into a tight channel beneath a rock) on a recent Red Bull trip is all of that and more. To hear how badly this moment shook pro kayaker Rush Sturges—despite the fact everything ended up OK—proves just how gnarly this sport can be.
After completing their new car builds in season 2 of Drift Garage, Chris Forsberg lines up his 240SX missile against Ryan Tuerck’s recently upgraded rocket, facing off in a no-holds-barred battle of barrel taps, drift limbo, and double-dare drift in a wild Game of DRIFT rematch. The first driver to spell DRIFT gets smoked like a set of brand new tires, so make sure to stay tuned for part 2—which drops tomorrow, Friday, June 26—to see who earns the bragging rights.
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