Looking like a superhero, 40-year-old Franky Zapata completed the 35-kilometer journey in 22 minutes, setting off from the French coastal town of Sangatte to land in Saint Margaret's Bay in Britain.
French inventor Franky Zapata demonstrated his jet-powered flyboard in the north of France on Wednesday (July 24), a day before attempting a cross-Channel flight.
PEOPLE WALKING ON HIGHLINES BETWEEN PILLARS OF ROCK OVER FOREST, HIGHLINERS PRACTICING WALKING ON HIGHLINES LOWER TO THE GROUND AND TALKING ABOUT HOW DOING IT MAKES THEM FEEL
German wakeboarder Dominik Gührs navigated the narrow waterways of Bangkok's Ancient City and floating markets recently.
Mud was flying at a swamp football tournament competition in a Russian forest around 60 kilometres from St Petersburg.
Todd Mahoney, 38, a Madison firefighter, and Michael McCulloch, 61, were both found unresponsive in the water while swimming in the athletic competition, according to the Madison Fire Department.
The pilots from different countries conducted spectacular aerobatics at the 11th Air Sports Cultural Tourism Festival in Anyang City of central China's Henan Province on Monday, attracting numerous people to appreciate the thrilling and exciting performance
British company Gravity Industries, who made the suits, said it was the first time they had flown three pilots simultaneously.
Extreme yo-yo and breakdancing combined with Double Dutch skipping are highlights of the Chimera Games.
Now in its 7th year Tokyo's Chimera Games are known for extreme sports, but there's also a creative cocktail of alternative sports, dance and music
Forget the glitz and glam: let us introduce you to the rough and ready side of the emirate, the one that’s not for the faint-of-heart
Highlining involves walking over a thin, slack line, strung over deep canyons.
A former prison isle off Rome's coast is the diving mecca of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
A dogged competitor!
It was a special kind of season warm-up for the reigning Cliff Diving World Champions Rhiannan Iffland and Gary Hunt when they headed for a "cliff dive-and-safari" adventure in South Africa.
Three freeriders abseil onto a mountain-top from a zeppelin in the Austrian Alps - in a bid to find fresh snow.
Tim Howell, a mountain athlete, completed a series of never-jumped base exits from a number of iconic Scottish mountain locations.
Olly Bridge is a former European kite surfing champion.
French climber Alain Robert, also known as the French 'Spiderman', climbed Manila's 47-storey GT Tower on Tuesday.
Dmitri Voloshin, a Moldovan athlete, set a record running 50km at -60°C
Preparing for the Dakar Rally or the ultimate marathon for petrolheads through the world’s most unforgiving terrain.
An experienced paraglider had a shocking encounter with a dust devil while preparing for a flight in Australia
The pollution of ski resorts and what you can do to avoid it.
Competitors from across northeast China's Heilongjiang Province and Russia on Friday battled it out in a dragon boat race on ice.
Cool labels enabling us to support the natural world while exploring it.
Set amongst stunning arctic scenery, the inspiring view added to the grandeur of this unique event which is acknowledged as one of the most extreme races on the planet.