Extreme sports is a fascinating art of movement, persistence and strength. To translate these feats into a powerful, adrenaline-rushing video experience is a tall order.
We know there are many movies on extreme sports that don’t do it justice, so we made a list of the most influential movies about extreme sport. These four movies feature special stories of achievement against many odds, and capture your attention right from the start.
If you want to feel half of what extreme athletes feel, these are the only movies that manage to let you experience something close to that. Not something to miss out on!
This product was recommended by Mike Sheety from ThatShirt
I must say that one of my favorite extreme sports movies is about surfing. But not only that, it has an investigative crime drama element to the general atmosphere you would expect from a movie about surfing. That feeling quickly disappears thought, as a more sinister story begins to emerge. It’s an older movie with Keanu Reeves and the late Patrick Swayze as lead roles.
This product was recommended by Simon Hansen from Best Sports Lounge
The Untold Story of Freestyle Motorcross is an exciting documentary on one of the world’s most exciting and adrenaline-filled sports. Its in-depth discussion on the sport makes it a fun documentary for both motocross enthusiasts and casual watchers.
This product was recommended by Paul Strobel from ERideHero
The movie examines the mental and physical travail of accomplishing a nearly impossible feat. We get an exclusive look into the mind of Alex Honnold – one of the greatest climbers of all time – and what drives him to continually seek out these extremes. Free Solo is an absolute must-watch for anyone and with plenty of life lessons for us all to learn from.
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Warren Miller paved the way in extreme skiing and bring the sport into homes throughout the world. This movie highlights some of the best locations from Miller’s films through the years and manages to convey the adrenaline and magic of the backcountry ski experience to its viewers. It gets the viewer excited about the sport so that by the time you’re finished watching, you’ll be ready to book your own helicopter ski trip.