What are you most afraid of? New experiences? Small spaces? Heights? Meet the Joy Riders, an all female, international skydiving and base jumping team. They represent joy, passion, inspiration, and work to motivate their audience to go after what they want most in life. Check out this awesome video so you you can experience what […]
There’s more to hockey than just a game. Meet Ben Shaw, 73 years young. He’s been playing hockey for well over 50 years of his life. He is the epitome of the saying “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” He certainly is an inspiration on ice.
October has been another excellent month for awesomeness. To celebrate that People Are Awesome made this compilation video of amazing people doing extraordinary things features sand dune skiing, windsurfing, trick shots, bmx tricks and wingsuit flying! It’s okay to be a little proud for being human.
Krystal Cantu doesn’t believe in the word ‘can’t.’ Sports and CrossFit saved her life and now is on a mission to inspire people with her inspirational story. What makes this athlete so amazing is that after a car accident in 2013, she lost one of her arms. Originally from Texas, she was involved in sports […]
Neal Unger is a 62-year-old skateboarder who inspires kids to keep reaching their dreams and taking risks! Through his street skating and work he does with the Next Up Foundation, which is a nonprofit for kids, he is truly an inspiration. The foundation helps kids reach their goals through skateboarding and after school programs. Neal […]
Babies are already super cute, but put them in tiny martial arts robes and safety gear, and you really have something precious. Here is video of two little kids have a very professional Tae Kwon Do duel, complete with a referee, scoring, and a cheering audience.
Johanna Quaas is the world’s oldest active gymnast representing Germany at age 91! She has so much grace and fluidity, it’s really amazing to watch! Age is nothing but a number for this lady!
The 2017 London Marathon gave viewers a wonder example of the sort of support that runners give each other as one gave up just 200m from the finish line to help another over the line. Matthew Rees of Swansea Harriers stopped running just a few yards from the end of the race to help David […]
You’ve probably heard of swimming with dolphins, but surfing with dolphins? While surfing off the coast of St. Pete Beach, Florida, this surfer had the special once in a life time opportunity to surf side-by-side with some dolphins. Wow!
Professional skier, Josh Dueck, broke his back in 2004 when a skiing backflip went horribly wrong. But even after becoming paraplegic, the sportsman wouldn’t give up on his passion for skiing. For eight long years, Josh has been practicing and building up his skills using a sit ski. Now he is ready to revisit the […]
Meet Mira Rai—Nepal’s first female sports star and the 2017 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. In this short film by Lloyd Belcher, follow Mira Rai’s journey from village girl to ultrarunning superstar.
This is not a new video, but it’s still worth seeing. Back in 2012, Joe Salter broke the world record for completing a triathlon while juggling. In just three minutes under two hours, Joe swam a 1/4 mile, cycled 16.2 miles, and jogged 4 miles, all while juggling!
It took nearly a century but Robert Marchand finally proved his former coach wrong. The 105-year-old set a world record by pedaling 14 miles in an hour. The 105-plus category was made specifically for him. The former firefighter was born in 1911. That’s one year before Titanic sank. He’s lived through two world wars before […]
Juggling is often seen as circus skill, but it can be so much more than that! The team of Kuma Films visited the annual SkillCon convention in Las Vegas to gather some impressive footage of 18 jugglers from all over the world who showed their talents. Incredible!
This is one for the history books: Katherine Beattie, the first woman to do a wheelchair backflip. After years struggling to get a wheelchair made for athletes, Katherine has finally been able to push the boundaries of sport in adaptive skateboarding. Trailblazing in a sport means lots of falls, experimentation, and setbacks. Yet, Katherine has […]
Marcelo Gutierrez is a famous Columbian biker, and is the fastest Pro rider in the country. To really show the level of his skills, he wore a camera during an urban obstacle race through tightly packed city of Manizales, Columbia. He speeds down stairs, through narrow corridors, and even ends with a sweet jump.
Fashion photographer and filmmaker Jacob Sutton went to the French mountains to create very unique visual effects. He recorded pro snowboarder William Hughes at night, but covered the boarder in LEDs. The results are magical and mesmerizing.