The 31 Bravest and Craziest Selfies Ever

The 31 Bravest and Craziest Selfies Ever

[nextpage title=”Next Page” ]Give a guy (or girl) a camera that has a reverse lens and watch them go….sometimes up buildings, sometimes in front of dangerous animals, sometimes…well, you’ll see. Selfies are the craze, and unfortunately some people get carried away in order to get that awesome shot, and they put themselves in unthinkable and dangerous situations. Still, others know what they are doing (it seems) and provide images that can give you vertigo from your chair….[/nextpage]

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Pavlo Gennadiyovich Ushivets, a.k.a Mustang Wanted, is a Ukrainian urban climber who enjoys traveling, listening to pop music and hanging one-handed from very, very high places. Here he is standing at great heights with some friends.

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These three climbed this Hong Kong skyscraper…and ate bananas.

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Same building, new faces.

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This building is becoming a popular tourist site. Umm, Security?

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Over Times Square, New York City

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Do you think this Swiss fighter pilot has this on his wall?

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Photographer Paul Souders and a grizzly bear in Katmai National Park, Alaska

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Dumb and Dumber: choosing a red outfit to run from 2.4 ton bulls (1,100 kg) or attempting the selfie? Objects in phone are closer than they appear.

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Pomplona, Pain. Ahem, Spain.

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Just before jumping. Man, Red Bull employees have the best jobs.

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Tornado in Australia. Contrary to Internet folklore, he lived.

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Moscow, Russia, is a popular climbing place for thrill-seeking selfie shooters.

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Vitaliy Tkachov over Navagio Beach, Zakynthos Island, Greece.

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Don’t lean too far out, Captain.

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Kiril Oreshkin travels, climbs and takes pictures of himself in scary situations, often at tremendous heights.

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Mount Hua near the city of Huayin in Shaanxi province in China. Three wooden planks and a looong way down. 2,160 m (7,087 ft)

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For the regular, every day tourist, you gotta ask yourself: Is it really worth it?

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Under construction: climbing the future 115-story skyscraper, Ping An International Finance Centre, in Shenzen, China.

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James Kingston dangling over Southampton in his “Don’t Look Down” pose.

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American photographer, Dennis Maitland, likes to document his city, Detroit, from above.

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There’s an armhole window. I have my camera. Why not?!

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Andrej Ciesielski, scaling skyscrapers in Hong Kong. They don’t all turn out perfectly, as you’ll see in #26

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Cage or no cage, that’s a great white shark. And one cool and brave selfie…as well as a cool and brave situation.

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Atop Pedra da Gávea in Tijuca Forest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It’s 844 meters down. (2,769 feet)

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Not all selfies result in just a cool picture…

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Jared Frank stopped for a selfie in front of a passing train. He was too close to the tracks…so close, the P.O.’d conductor kicked him in the head. But it could be worse. See next…

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After climbing the Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai, Andrej Ciesielski was arrested. Could be worse. See next…

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17 year-old Xenia Ignatyeva fell while attempting a different selfie. She was electocuted by train wires before her body crashed to the concrete. Not glamorous.

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Back on the ground…well, sort of. Lance Coury, the 2013 X Games Gold Medalist in Speed and Style, caught this airborne shot of himself. 

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Julien Dupont riding on the Montaña Rusa roller coaster track at La Feria de Chapultepec amusement park in Mexico City.

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Hanging on high above Hong Kong. If you’re going to do this (Please, don’t do this!) you gotta get cool shoes.

 

[Featured Image Credit: www.youtube.com. It’s a staged photo.]

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