These Drone Videos Make Extreme Sports Look Even More Extreme

We’re all fans of jaw-dropping movies filmed by drones, but throw jet skis and dirt bikes into the mix and you’ve got sports footage that makes ESPN look like camcorder home videos.

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SportsByDrone.com wrangles aerial films of different athletic pursuits. Drones really add scope and scenery we can’t capture otherwise. Here’s a sampler platter of what they can do.

It’s quadcopters meets quad bikers on the dunes of Croatia.

DJI Phantom Vision 2 takes us cliffside with awesome footage of hikers’ scenic vertical treks.

Mountain biking in the UK. Try not to cringe at the wipeouts.

Jet skis!

Surfing, obviously.

And for the preps out there, here’s some polo.

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saywhatuwill
saywhatuwill

At 1:57 of the surfing video the surfer almost ran over a few people. With so many people in the water can’t someone get killed or seriously injured if a surfer hit them going at full speed?