One of the craziest things I’ve ever seen. Also the rider is one of the luckiest guy in the world to be able to walk away from this with just a fractured shoulder. I’m not sure exactly how he lost control of the bike but the bike got stuck in the tree. Bike still runs after being caught by the tree. Not everyone gets as lucky as this. This should be a reminder to all of the dangers of riding in the canyons. If you have the need for speed, ride within your comfortable limits and always ride … Read More »
Each morning all year round in Greystones, Ireland, a group of brave townsfolk gather on the shore to go swimming in the cold Irish Sea. They warm up with coffee and the joy and the community that comes from their endeavor.
Our objective in making this film was something of a psychology experiment: We sought to capture people facing a difficult situation, to make a portrait of humans in doubt. We’ve all seen actors playing doubt in fiction films, but we have few true images of the feeling in documentaries. To make them, we decided to put people in a situation powerful enough not to need any classic narrative framework. A high dive seemed like the perfect scenario.
Through an online advertisement, we found 67 people who had never been on a 10-meter (about 33 feet) diving tower before, and had never jumped from that high. We paid each of them the equivalent of about $30 to participate — which meant climbing up to the diving board and walking to its edge. We were as interested in the people who decided to … Read More »
A short documentary shot in a New York City diner about a feud movie writer James Toback got into with legendary novelist Norman Mailer.
Three paralyzed men take up one of sailing’s most grueling challenges — a 750-mile race to Alaska through some of the most treacherous and remote waters on the planet. With no motors allowed and many miles from any help, the competition can be too dangerous for the world’s most fearless sailors. This team is out to prove they have what it takes to finish.
This Really Great Big Story was made in collaboration with our friends at CNN Films. It is one of 12 short films that we will be releasing throughout the year. (Source: Really Great Big Story)
Directed/Filmed: Megan Eleanor Clark
Featuring: Andrew Upchurch
Sony Alpha a7S II
35mm f/1.5 Rokinon Cine Lens
“Goodnight, Daniel” – Chad Lawson
“Relapse” – Riley, 1964
Courtesy of the Musicbed
This Jared Leto-directed documentary series focuses on National Parks in the United States. This episode features legendary climber Tommy Caldwell.
Williams was the poster boy for the NFL’s battle against marijuana, stuck with the public image that came from standing his ground against the league. Now, former All-Pro running back Ricky Williams is embracing that image, finding wisdom along the way. (Source: Sports Illustrated)
The gambling magazine ALL IN visits with professional poker player and playboy Dan Bilzerian. He likes shooting guns, girls, gambling and living an action-packed life full of freedom to do whatever he wants to do.
The three-time world champion boxer Muhammad Ali has died. Current and former New York Times reporters and columnists talk about their memories of him and how he became an international icon.
Read the full print story here in The New York Times: http://nyti.ms/22JffML