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    X-TREME Sports....

    Would you consider golfing an X-Treme sport.


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    Personally, I think Xtreme sports should be banned. Too may daredevils dying during competition. That does not deliver a positive message.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Would you consider golfing an X-Treme sport.
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    Extreme sports are only extreme to those who do not participate. Once it becomes "extreme" to the do-er, that's when it gets real. This is when you (as an individual) decide "this is effing nutts!!"I hit that mark when I hit the upper level of Class 4 whitewater, or that 30ft gap... Risk outweighs reward.. That's when I'm out.

    As for the link... WTF????
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    Definitely not extreme, it's not like they're doing a Tarzan swing over the shark pond to play the course.

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    Ha,ha the link was meant as a joke.
    Golf + Shark's that's as extreme as golf is going to get.
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    ^ Ohh.. I knew the link was a joke.. Otherwise I would have sicked Tones on ya...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sodak View Post
    ^ Ohh.. I knew the link was a joke.. Otherwise I would have sicked Tones on ya...
    He may have been replying to me,,, and I would never consider that.
    Too cruel and too unusual - DJ, that is....
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    So is this golfs "jump the shark" moment?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    Personally, I think Xtreme sports should be banned. Too may daredevils dying during competition. That does not deliver a positive message.
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    "Ultimate"



    Some of these players are wearing compression socks... and knee pads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclelicious View Post
    "Ultimate"
    Some of these players are wearing compression socks... and knee pads.
    Awesome Judy I love frisbee, especially to the X-Treme.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Awesome Judy I love frisbee, especially to the X-Treme.
    here are some trick shots for ya dj this is the school my niece goes to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    here are some trick shots for ya dj this is the school my niece goes to.
    Pretty amazing!
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    Until you've played extreme tennis, everything else is tame...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Would you consider golfing an X-Treme sport.


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    Quote Originally Posted by nwbikur View Post
    Is SyFy at it again!
    Megalodon found in golf course pond. Was thought to be extinct 10,000 years ago. Scientists confirm Mega Shark living on a golf ball diet. And it remains a mystery how he stayed hidden over all these years. Golf course personal were interviewed and say they have been puzzled for years why golf balls were disappearing. News at 11:00. Tune in to Shark Week the sequel starting 9-22-13 on the Discovery channel where Scientists try to capture him live and hold him in a custom built double. football field size aquarium. Built on Sea World property. Pre ticket pricing has been discussed for viewing said beast. $2000.00 per adult and a mere $1500.00 for children 10 and under. Purchase
    them now at MEGABEAST.com Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/VMNH_megalodon.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Megalodon found in golf course pond. Was thought to be extinct 10,000 years ago. Scientists confirm Mega Shark living on a golf ball diet. And it remains a mystery how he stayed hidden over all these years. Golf course personal were interviewed and say they have been puzzled for years why golf balls were disappearing. News at 11:00. Tune in to Shark Week the sequel starting 9-22-13 on the Discovery channel where Scientists try to capture him live and hold him in a custom built double. football field size aquarium. Built on Sea World property. Pre ticket pricing has been discussed for viewing said beast. $2000.00 per adult and a mere $1500.00 for children 10 and under. Purchase
    them now at MEGABEAST.com Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/VMNH_megalodon.jpg
    Lol, I can hardly wait for the 2 hr "documentary" complete with eyewitness accounts and out of context photos taken from a distance!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nwbikur View Post
    Lol, I can hardly wait for the 2 hr "documentary" complete with eyewitness accounts and out of context photos taken from a distance!
    The shark ate my baby.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    The shark ate my baby.
    Ah yes, likely story mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    The shark ate my baby.
    Maybe or just maybe…
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post

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    Thank's deke I'm unable to embed with my cell.
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    Sharks in the water hazard?!! Where?


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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Megalodon found in golf course pond. Was thought to be extinct 10,000 years ago. Scientists confirm Mega Shark living on a golf ball diet. And it remains a mystery how he stayed hidden over all these years. Golf course personal were interviewed and say they have been puzzled for years why golf balls were disappearing. News at 11:00. Tune in to Shark Week the sequel starting 9-22-13 on the Discovery channel where Scientists try to capture him live and hold him in a custom built double. football field size aquarium. Built on Sea World property. Pre ticket pricing has been discussed for viewing said beast. $2000.00 per adult and a mere $1500.00 for children 10 and under. Purchase
    them now at MEGABEAST.com Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9e/VMNH_megalodon.jpg



    Quote Originally Posted by nwbikur View Post
    Lol, I can hardly wait for the 2 hr "documentary" complete with eyewitness accounts and out of context photos taken from a distance!
    Oh yeah it really is groundbreaking history in the making. The scientists have already sub contracted Titlest and Spalding to step up golf ball production. They fear that altering his diet could put MEGABEAST in shock and jeopardize this whole operation.
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    Not really news. Oz had a really good golfer, the "Shark", Greg Norman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norton55 View Post
    Not really news. Oz had a really good golfer, the "Shark", Greg Norman.
    How are the mighty fallen! Now he's collecting golf balls in a water hazard to survive!
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    ^^ A man has to make a living.

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    Scuba diving for golf balls in Megalodans home turf, good luck.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Definitely not extreme, it's not like they're doing a Tarzan swing over the shark pond to play the course.
    Yes but there are guys who scuba dive for the golf balls. So no not extreme golf but rather extreme scuba caddy.

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    This is "NUTS"....


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    Check out this different perspective of a camera mounted on the bottom of a surfboard under water.
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    Wing suit flying through Heavens Gate, first ever. American Wingsuit flier Jeb Corliss flies through the cave on Tianmen Mountain near Zhangjiajie, Hunan province CHINA. Dropped out of a helicopter and flying through a cave. NUT'S"
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    Quote Originally Posted by norton55 View Post
    ^^ A man has to make a living.
    I know a guy who actually does that. He has to wear some kinda Hazmat wetsuit on account of the high fecal bacteria counts from the duckshit.
    I know......it's a dirty job, but..................

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    Not exactly sports related, but will show the extremes some people will go to get awesome pictures
    Don't mind that the website is in Russian, just scroll through the pics

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMacMan View Post
    Not exactly sports related, but will show the extremes some people will go to get awesome pictures
    Don't mind that the website is in Russian, just scroll through the pics

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    Some awesome photo's but that would be at home in the "Mind Blowing Photo" thread.
    "Mind-Blowing Photo" Thread...
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    Another extreme sport is born.

    Hydro Paddle boarding.

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    You must really be bored since you've dug up these old 2013 threads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    You must really be bored since you've dug up these old 2013 threads.
    One thread ^ this one.

    I was watching The Outdoor Channel and this new sport came on. Where better to share it than here? If it were a new bicycle sport it would have went in the long dead bike thread.


    Some more excitement.


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    World record cliff jump.

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    That's extreme if legit.

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    is mountaineering a xtreme sport? it is more risky than golfing.

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    I have always thought that golf gives you all these wicked clubs, and then you don't get to play any dee-fense.

    My other thought was that counting shots is passe. Why not play each hole for speed and not count the shots?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    That's extreme if legit.

    The guy who launched the largest cliff jump on skis?

    It's legit, he was on the Outdoor Channel last night. One cliff jump after another, all extreme. No one else does what he does. He forward flips and is in control in the air the whole time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider View Post
    I have always thought that golf gives you all these wicked clubs, and then you don't get to play any dee-fense.

    My other thought was that counting shots is passe. Why not play each hole for speed and not count the shots?
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    Ski bowling

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    The future is here. The Jetsons would be jealous.


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    I get such a kick out of how DJim digs up and bumps his old threads. That's like petting yourself on the back.

    I guess somebody's got to do it...

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    It is the epic 2016 thread revival.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawg View Post
    I get such a kick out of how DJim digs up and bumps his old threads. That's like petting yourself on the back.

    I guess somebody's got to do it...
    Shows how much you pay attention. I bump all good threads not just mine trying to keep this place interesting.

    Did you even watch this? This is awesome! You being a Sci Fi fan I bet you dreamed about this watching the Jetsons as a kid.


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    Every time I see "extreme sports" I think of these guys:


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    Every time I see "extreme sports" I think of these guys:

    "Dude, that was so not extreme"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    Apparently he jumped to his death on film. From what I know of Base jumping they hold the parshute and throw it. That way it opens quicker than being released from a pack like that guy did. Unfortunately he won't have another chance to perfect his technique.
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    Not all BASE jumps are hand held. It appears that he had a pilot chute snivel on him for some reason. Hand held may or may not have made a difference. The flip probably ate up too much of his altitude.

    I thought I read somewhere that he lived.

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    All the folks in the comment section say he lived, so there must be a story out there on this event.
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    I'm curious if his partner jumped or climbed down?

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    All the folks in the comment section say he lived, so there must be a story out there on this event.
    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    I'm curious if his partner jumped or climbed down?
    If only there was some way to find out, some kind of machine, where you could type in questions and it'd find the answers for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    Not all BASE jumps are hand held. It appears that he had a pilot chute snivel on him for some reason. Hand held may or may not have made a difference. The flip probably ate up too much of his altitude.

    I thought I read somewhere that he lived.
    Wouldn't it make sense that a hand thrown chute would open up quicker? If I ever BASE jump I'm throwing it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    If only there was some way to find out, some kind of machine, where you could type in questions and it'd find the answers for you.
    If only.
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    Sometimes it's not the sport itself that's extreme, and extreme doesn't always mean huge, gnarly stunts.


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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Love the mid-air wheel replacement!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    Sometimes it's not the sport itself that's extreme, and extreme doesn't always mean huge, gnarly stunts.
    Yep, nothing he does is all that dangerous, but it's all very, very, very difficult.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Wouldn't it make sense that a hand thrown chute would open up quicker? If I ever BASE jump I'm throwing it.
    All pilot chutes are hand thrown, it's just a matter of if it's hand held at launch or in the pouch. In this case their appears to have been some kind of malfunction with the pilot chute. It had plenty of time to deploy the main canopy but did not. I'm not sure if BASE pilot chutes need to be cocked but it appears his was not and did not inflate and pull the main out of the rig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    All pilot chutes are hand thrown, it's just a matter of if it's hand held at launch or in the pouch. In this case their appears to have been some kind of malfunction with the pilot chute. It had plenty of time to deploy the main canopy but did not. I'm not sure if BASE pilot chutes need to be cocked but it appears his was not and did not inflate and pull the main out of the rig.
    That doesn't make sense to me. How can all chutes be hand thrown if some come from a pouch? Pulling a cord and the chute deploys out of the pouch is not hand thrown. Holding a chute in your hand and then throwing it makes more sense as a hand thrown chute. What am I missing here?
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    This guy pulled off a world record speed run on a long board. He did it on a road just a few miles from me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HPIguy View Post
    ^^HELL NO! Ever hit a pebble on a skateboard as a kid?
    Soft wheels let the pebble dent into the wheel, and the wheel rolls right over it.

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    Ah, they didn't have that when I was a kid. It's still crazy though.

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    Sweet! ^

    I think I'd be testing it out in the wide open outdoors though. Less steel is real.
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    No guards over the props?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HPIguy View Post
    No guards over the props?
    That's what makes it X-TREME!

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    LOL, good point.

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    The jet pack thing reminded me of these guys.


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    LOL
    The best part of that was the music and the meatloaf at the end.
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    Yeah, nothing could go wrong there.
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    Wait until Phillbo sees this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    That doesn't make sense to me. How can all chutes be hand thrown if some come from a pouch? Pulling a cord and the chute deploys out of the pouch is not hand thrown. Holding a chute in your hand and then throwing it makes more sense as a hand thrown chute. What am I missing here?
    BASE and just about all Skydiving rigs do not use 'rip cords' to deploy the main canopy (they are used on the reserve canopy on skydiving rigs. BASE rigs do not have a reserve canopy). The Pilot Chute is stuffed into a pouch on the bottom of the rig with a pud on the end. The Pilot Chute is pulled from the pouch and tossed into the airflow and pulls the closing pin and extract the main canopy. On lower BASE jumps it's common practice to hold the pilot chute as you leave the exit point so you don't waste the time to pull it out of the pouch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    BASE and just about all Skydiving rigs do not use 'rip cords' to deploy the main canopy (they are used on the reserve canopy on skydiving rigs. BASE rigs do not have a reserve canopy). The Pilot Chute is stuffed into a pouch on the bottom of the rig with a pud on the end. The Pilot Chute is pulled from the pouch and tossed into the airflow and pulls the closing pin and extract the main canopy. On lower BASE jumps it's common practice to hold the pilot chute as you leave the exit point so you don't waste the time to pull it out of the pouch.
    I'll excuse the 7 month delay in your response. You have no idea how much sleep I've lost.

    It all makes more sense now. I thought all BASE jumps were hand thrown.
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