With advances in B.A.S.E. jumping, speed flying and other high risk sports getting lots of play thanks to POV cameras, you might think we’ve really outdone our ancestors. Not so fast!
These badasses from the 1955 race in Bavaria, Germany, throw caution to the wind. Shoot, even the spectators seem at a fair bit of risk of getting smashed by an out of control Porsche.
This certainly isn’t the “most dangerous sport” by modern standards, but we’ve got our crazy elders to thank for inspiration. Now, who’s ready for some skijoring?