30 August, 2014 / Ziqa'ad 3, 1435

Soaring through life

Have a look at how these sport extremists glide, ride and soar through their lives, enjoying the adrenaline rush of being airborne.

Sport fanatics having a taste of paragliding over the Pacific Ocean. ?Photo by AP
Sport fanatics having a taste of paragliding over the Pacific Ocean. ?Photo by AP
Alexei Grishin at the USANA Freestyle World Cup aerial competition. ?Photo by AFP
Alexei Grishin at the USANA Freestyle World Cup aerial competition. ?Photo by AFP
Peter Mel at the Mavericks Invitational surf competition. ?Photo by AFP
Peter Mel at the Mavericks Invitational surf competition. ?Photo by AFP
KTM rider Ruben Faria competes at the 2013 Dakar Rally. ?Photo by AP
KTM rider Ruben Faria competes at the 2013 Dakar Rally. ?Photo by AP
Snowboarders fly in the air during the men's Snowboard Big Air finals at the FIS Snowboard World Championships. ?Photo by Reuters
Snowboarders fly in the air during the men's Snowboard Big Air finals at the FIS Snowboard World Championships. ?Photo by Reuters
Poland's Kamil Stoch jumps during a training session prior to the Ski Jumping World Cup competition. ?Photo by AFP
Poland's Kamil Stoch jumps during a training session prior to the Ski Jumping World Cup competition. ?Photo by AFP
Meagan Duhamel tossed into the air by Eric Radford in the senior pairs short program at the Canadian National Figure Skating Championships. ?Photo by Reuters
Meagan Duhamel tossed into the air by Eric Radford in the senior pairs short program at the Canadian National Figure Skating Championships. ?Photo by Reuters
Jason Lamy Chappuis of France soars through the air during his training jump at the Nordic Combined World Cup competition. ?Photo by AP
Jason Lamy Chappuis of France soars through the air during his training jump at the Nordic Combined World Cup competition. ?Photo by AP

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