With frigid Northern Califonia waters, a treacherous coastline, and 50-foot waves, Mavericks is no place for amateurs. But when conditions are perfect, 24 of the world's most elite big wave surfers gather to compete in the annual Mavericks Surf competition. This year, Peter Mel took home the gold after battling…
GoPro makes my favorite sports cams. The 1080p cameras are getting optional LCD screens and battery packs, but the real news is this double camera housing kit that syncs the two cameras for 3D. Love it.
These guys duck-taped a GoPro Hero camera to the tip of a broadsword and filmed themselves doing some crazy moves. The results will make your head spin. Bonus: Steve Jobs' doppelganger doing his Braveheart bit at the end.
Brian enthusiastically called the original SD Hero helmet camera, an easy-to-use wide-angle shooter, "cheap and amazing." With 1080p recording and 720p slow motion capability, GoPro's new Hero sacrifices a little of that first adjective for a ton of the second.