Extra Reps: SI Edge's Weekly Picks
In this week's edition of Extra Reps: SI Edge's Weekly Picks, we have supped up RC cars drag racing like it's the Fast and the Furious, a true athlete running the first sub-five-minute beer mile and an actual superhero performing some pretty ridiculous parkour moves. Enjoy!
BMX Riders Shut Down Berlin for One Legendary Session
The Street Series takeover continued in Germany when hundreds of BMX riders hit the streets of Berlin for an epic session. For this round, a serious list of heavy hitters were in attendance including Monster Energy’s Nathan Williams, Dan Lacey, Ed Zunda and Fernando Laczko.
From the creators of FURTHER and DEEPER, intense odes to the sport of splitboarding, we bring you a trailer of the upcoming film, HIGHER, set to be released in the fall of 2014.
The Beer Mile World Record
With the 60th anniversary of Sir Roger Bannister's historic first sub-four-minute mile, another intrepid runner has pushed back the boundaries of human performance, as James Nielsen ran the first sub-five-minute beer mile. Call him Sir James Four-can-ister.
Is it a Fixed Gear Bike Video or a 3D Video Game?
With a fixed gear freestyle discipline, Josh Boothby, who's at the top of the specialized sport, believes his niche sport is going to get a huge response from riders real soon. “I think realistically in the next few years, we’re going to see fixed gears everywhere,” Josh says. “It’s going to go from student-based subculture to global phenomenon.” In this video, Boothby enters a completely digital universe, with nothing in his was but beating the high score.
The Amazing Spider-Man Parkour
Yes, we know, parkour is, as Jim put it on an episode of The Office, "the internet sensation of 2004." Still, 10 years later, this dude in a Spiderman suit laid down some pretty cool moves.
Chuck Aaron's Aerobatic Helicopter Flying at It's Finest
Chuck Aaron defies physics as he takes to the skies in the Red Bull Aerobatic Helicopter. Loops, barrel rolls, and death defying maneuvers are all in a days flight for this world class helicopter pilot.
Fast & Furious: The Greatest Car Chase in RC History
With advancements in technology, racing enthusiasts and hobbyists around the world have been developing the fastest RC cars on the street. These rides aren't exactly street legal, and in this video we see how that plays out on the open road with police waiting around every corner to take down this underground racing subculture.
How to Make a Mountain Bike Film
If you've ever been interested in making a video like some of the ones you've seen on Extra Reps: SI Edge's Weekly Picks, this how-to video is just the thing for you to get started. With instructions and visual walk throughs on how to create the perfect mountain biking video, you'll be an expert in no time.