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Author: admin_portal Created: 1/18/2008 11:41 AM
Extreme Sports & Festivals

By admin_portal on 5/12/2009 9:20 AM

Here's a few new additions to our Extreme Sports and Festivals collection.

*2009 World Water Bombing Championships:
The fifth annual event held at the Pond Forge International Swimming Pool in Sheffield, England attracted over 30 competitors all donning fancy dress in an attempt to create the biggest splash by launching themselves off a diving board. This is NOT your every day diving competition!

*Alternative Energy Drag Racing:
This FIA approved venue pitted the carbon-neutral racers head-to-head in an event that was open to anything that isn't powered by conventional fossil fuels. This is a radical change from traditional drag racing meeting usually hosted at this track.

*Tutti Day:
Tutti Day was once a nationwide affair in the UK but now it only survives in the town of Hungerford, Berkshire. The merriment commences in the morning when the Constable of the Town sounds a horn from the town hall to summon ...
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By admin_portal on 3/12/2009 8:52 AM

We've just added the following clips to the Extreme Sports part of our collection!

Gravity Car World Record (2008)
-A group of gravity racers entered the world record books after reaching 62 mph in their Nimbus gravity car on the fast newly resurfaced road at Beach Head, Eastbourne, UK.

European Highland Games - Heavy Event Championship (2008)
-With a number of events it is a grueling competition which draws the crowd's attention, holding a very important position in the Highland Games program with such events as "Tossing the Caber", "Putting the Stone", "Throwing the 28 lb Weight" and "Pitching the Sheaf."

UK Lifesaving Speed Championships (2009)
-The sport of lifesaving is the only known sport in the world where participants first learn the skills for a humanitarian purpose and only later use them in competition.

Tough Guy Race (2009)
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By admin_portal on 2/3/2009 4:38 PM

We've recently added new crazy and wild International festival and extreme sports footage including:

  • World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing
  • Morris Dancing
  • Wassailing The Apple Tree Festival
  • Maldon Mud Race
  • Hoar Cross Soap Box Derby
  • Caravan Grand Prix
  • Underwater Extreme Ironing
  • World Elephant Polo Championship
  • World Santa Curling Championship
  • Beachy Head Marathon
  • Oxenhove Straw Race
  • Knarsborough Mummers

For more information on any of this new entertaining imagery, contact either Chris at cbridson@conus.com or Joe at jholub@conus.com< ... Read More »

By admin_portal on 11/11/2008 1:00 PM

Caught on tape!

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By admin_portal on 9/4/2008 11:15 AM

We've just brought in new footage to add to our UK collection of extreme sports, festivals and just plain weird imagery.

Topics include:

 
  • Bike Polo World Championships
  • Knighthood of the Old Green
  • Horseball
  • Terrier Dog Racing
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By admin_portal on 6/16/2008 11:44 AM

We've just brought in new footage of coverage of the following extreme sports and festivals.

  • Bikini Carwash
  • Cheese Rolling 2008
  • Inline Chained Paris Banger Race
  • Ramp Rollover Championships 2008
  • Cotswold Olympics Featuring Shin kicking Championships 2008
  • Dwyle Flunking
  • Naked Bike Ride
  • Newl Beer Barrel Race
  • Russia's Last Human Cannon Ball

Contact us today to learn more this footage or any footage contained in our extreme sports and festival collection!

By admin_portal on 5/13/2008 2:32 PM

We've just brought in some new extreme and wacky sports and festival footage from the United Kingdom.  Imagery includes the following:

  • World Circular Chess Championships
  • Oyster Opening Championships
  • Stilton Cheese Rolling Championships
  • Cane Toad Race
  • The World Water Bombing Championships
  • World Challenge - Bodyflight
  • World Coal Shoveling and Roof bolting Championships
  • Beltane Festival
  • British Mixed Curling Championships
  • Snow Golf 2008 Championships

 



 
 
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