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Leaps of Faith

Two different perspectives on taking a leap. You never know what’s on the other side, sometimes you just gotta go for it.

Butterflies on a Ten Meter diving board in Sweden

12-year-old Sky Brown takes on Tony Hawk’s “mega ramp.”

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Flyboard Air – is this thing legal?

Visitors to the Bay Area are amazed at the personal transportation options that you see on a typical day in downtown San Francisco. You’ve all heard about the electric scooter wars, there are also electric skateboards that can reach speeds of up to 30 MPH and there are several variations of the one-wheel board that look like something out of the Jetsons.

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Segway Ninebot One S1

I now present the latest in crazy. The Flyboard Air can reach a top speed over 100 MPH and altitudes of hundreds of meters. Pretty sure you can’t use this for your morning commute!

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Tony Hawk at 50

Tony Hawk turned 50 last Saturday. To celebrate, he did 50 of his original tricks, in succession.

“Maybe I can raise some awareness about being active and old,” Hawk said with a laugh (interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune)

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Skateboarding in the 60s

From a series of photos taken in New York City by Life Magazine photographer Bill Eppridge.

Click to see thru to see more from the series. /via TEDR