When leaping out of a plane with only a thin fabric canopy standing between you and oblivion just isn’t doing it for you anymore, parachuting from closer to the ground is a logical next step. Thus was born BASE jumping, one of the most hazardous and exciting sports on earth.
As the sport’s 30th birthday has come and gone, some athletes have begun to use BASE jumping to push the limits of other extreme sports too. Below, we’ve collected some of the most spectacular hybrid jumps ever caught on video. Interestingly enough, almost all of these jumps were sponsored by Red Bull, who have put together a real monopoly in crazy stunts.