Cliff Diving: take the plunge in the Azores
The extreme sport of cliff-diving is growing more popular, and takes place in some of the world’s most beautiful locations
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This airshow involves home-made, size and weight-limited, human-powered flying machines, that are usually launched from a 30ft platform. Last year, 220,000 people flocked to Cape Town to the city’s FlugTag event .
Most people who take part are not serious competitors, but rather enter for the entertainment value. All entrants must meet strict participation criteria, however, which vary from location to location.
This freestyle motorcross stunt competition takes place in bullring-style venues and is one of the most prestigious freestyle motorcross competitions.
The 2013 tour has already stopped in Mexico, Dubai, Glen Helen in America, Osaka and Madrid. Its final stop this year is Pretoria in South Africa.
In 2007, the competition came to Slane Castle.
This winter event has competitors skating downhill in urban settings on a track which includes a series of steep turns and high vertical drops. Competitors are usually professional ice hockey players.
The 2013 world championships involved stops in America, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Canada.
This freestyle soccer tournament attracts some of the best players in the world. Participants in this one-on-one festival have three minutes to show their skills, making it one of the fastest soccer tournaments in the world.
The grand final is set to take place in Tokyo Japan in September. Dublin hosted a stage of the competition last year, before the final in Italy.
This event was designed with both amateurs and experienced racers in mind. Non-motorised, human-powered vehicles jet through the streets in order to become the champion.
Competitors are asked to be as creative as possible in designing their soapbox racer. The most imaginative racers in the past have been shaped like a piano, a baby carriage, a rodeo clown, a massive cob of corn, a jail cell and the Golden Gate Bridge.
This international action and adventure sport photography contest takes place every three years and showcases the most exciting and creative action sports photography from around the world.
Organisers receive tens of thousands of entries, which are whittled down to 50 finalists by international judges. The finalists will be invited to attend a grand ceremony in Hong Kong, where the winners will be unveiled.