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“Extreme Life”

Jan 28, 2014 11:07 AM ET // AFP
A tough-as-nails New Zealand doctor fended off the attacking shark with a knife.
Dec 24, 2013 11:23 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Is there a such thing as an easy way to get across one of the world's most hostile environments?
Aug 19, 2013 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
BASE jumping and sky-diving in a wing-suit makes extreme sports even more extreme, as recent high-profile deaths make clear.
Aug 9, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Here are seven terrifying treks you may want to leave off the bucket list -- they could be your last.
Feb 10, 2012 04:00 PM ET // Alice Truong
Aspiring pro-skier Josh Dueck broke his back in 2004 when a ski flip went wrong, an experience that left him in a wheelchair. But he knew he wanted to return to the slopes. The Sit Ski, or a mono-ski designed for paraplegics, made that possible. Not only that, but with the Sit Ski, Dueck was [...]
Mar 17, 2012 05:18 AM ET // Alice Truong
Four guys in Australia dined and dashed in extreme style. The men, dressed in business suits, entered Melbourne's Rialto Towers and ordered cocktails at a restaurant bar on the 55th floor, reported. Then, they jumped off the balcony before deploying parachutes, which were hidden under t...
Dec 1, 2011 04:11 PM ET // Stephanie Pearson
Cliff divers have no margin for error. That's why they put on such a great show. What does it take to hurl oneself off a 28-meter platform into the watery concrete below? We asked two of the best cliff divers in the world--2008 British Olympian Blake Aldridge and Purdue All-American David Colturi--...
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