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6 Best Drones Designed For Extreme Sport

Drone technology has come a long way. Just a few years ago, tracking AI and speeds were unable to provide a reliable, high quality video of extreme sports. Today, we managed to find 6 drones that fit our criteria for drones perfect for quick paced shots.

These criteria included speed, auto-tracking capabilities, camera quality and battery life. These key pillars are executed perfectly by these 6 drones. They will be able to give you a fast paced, high end review of your extreme activities that you’ll keep watching back again and again. Additionally, each have different features and strengths on top of the basics.

So whether you value highly stable video or bang for you buck, we’ve provided a wide range of options so that you’ll be able to find the drone that’s built for you. Just check out our descriptions to guide your shopping!


SNAPTAIN S5C WiFi FPV Drone with 720P HD

This product was recommended by Osama from Outfitrs

It is easy to control, and the second battery included gives you a longer flying time. It is also durable, I have had a some crashes but nothing have broken yet.


Pro Drone Fly More Kit by DIJI

This product was recommended by Tim Bigknee from SightsAndInsights

The DJI Mavric Pro is a great drone for extreme sports because of the auto-tracking system. In short, you can select a person for the drone to follow and it will follow them while they are snowboarding, motocross, or skating. Having a drone that will automatically follow you will greatly increase your ability to get the shots you desire while doing extreme sports.


HUBSAN H501S Drone

This product was recommended by Majid Fareed from James Bond Suits

This drone is durable and controls are really good with the high-quality camera it has a long-lasting battery life.


DJI Mavic Air

This product was recommended by Marc Bromhall from Beginner Surf Gear

Mavic Air, it folds down into an incredibly small object, it shoots in 4K at 100 Mbps and the built-in gimble is a triangular shape giving your shots added stability.


EMAX Hawk Sport 5 Inch PNP FPV Racing Drone

This product was recommended by Tim Uittenbroek from Blinklist

This Hwk Sport drone is made up by using lighter canopy than other drones. This feature enables faster speed, but at the same time, it is strong as well as durable. This slim design drone comes up with a mounting system that allows designers the customizations for better flight experience.

Mini Magnum III power stack paired together with the ECO brushless motor system, and AVAN Scimitar propellers provide the blend of power, reliability, and efficiency.


Airdog ADII

This product was recommended by Dan Edmonson from Dronegenuity

Drones have completely revolutionized the extreme sport industry by providing a more effective method to take captivating videos. There are countless different designs on the market each with their own unique twist. However, one thing is certain. Extreme sports require extreme drones. That is why my favorite drone on the market for extreme sports is the Airdog.

The Airdog is a completely autonomous drone with the ability to follow someone simply using a wristband. There is no need to rely on someone else to control the drone. The wristband completely eliminates the need to risk losing or breaking your phone. If relying on the autonomous function isn’t your preferred choice or there is a need to avoid obstacles such as large trees or hills, there is also the ability to customize the flight path beforehand. With a max speed of 72 kilometers per hour, the drone can keep up with the needs of its users.

The high wind resistance and water-resistant features create a drone suitable for all terrains and situations. The drone also includes an auto-home return, which eliminates the need to worry about losing battery in the middle of skiing down the mountain or surfacing a gnarly wave. The compatibility between the drone and a GoPro HERO5 results in the ability to take stunning and highly-detailed videos that capture both the extreme sports and surrounding scenery.

It appears that the AirDog team has completely thought about the needs of extreme sports enthusiasts and designed the perfect product for its users. Overall, the AirDog technology is my favorite on the market and I look forward to viewing the extreme sport videos captured over the next couple of years.

Written by Johnathan Hanson

Enduro and DH Mountain bike enthusiast.

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