Tag Archives: crash

  • Tip: Don’t High Five Dirtbike Riders in Mid-Air (Video)

    Tip: Don’t High Five Dirtbike Riders in Mid-Air (Video)

    I’m sure that dirtbike races have some X-Games-specific name like moto-style or cross-biking, but I’m not going to look it up, so for the purposes of this video post, they’re dirtbikers. Now check out what happens when this guy stands in the middle of a dirtbike track and tries to high-five dirtbike riders. Actually, you […]

  • Indy 500 Practice Crash Nearly Took James Hinchcliffe’s Life (Video)

    Indy 500 Practice Crash Nearly Took James Hinchcliffe’s Life (Video)

    James Hinchcliffe is lucky to be alive today following his nasty accident in turn 3 during a practice run for the Indy 500 on Monday. Had it not been for the quick response from IndyCar’s safety and medical teams, the 28-year-old Canadian could have bled out on the track. According to reports, Hinchcliffe’s crash caused one […]

  • Check Out the Terrifying Helmet Cam Footage of the Helio Castroneves Crash (Video)

    Check Out the Terrifying Helmet Cam Footage of the Helio Castroneves Crash (Video)

    Helio Castroneves has won the Indianapolis 500 three times, putting him among the 10 greatest drivers in the race’s 104-year history. However, while taking his practice runs at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday, Castroneves demonstrated that, in auto racing, not even the all-time greats are immune to death-defying crashes. While coming around a turn, Castroneves suddenly lost […]

  • Fan Tries to Join Cycling Race, Ends Up Causing Giant Crash (Video)

    Fan Tries to Join Cycling Race, Ends Up Causing Giant Crash (Video)

    Non-cycling-fans might not be familiar with the Giro d’Italia, but it’s regarded as the second-biggest race of the year, behind the Tour de France. Only the elite get to give it a go. But that didn’t stop one idiotic fan from trying to roll right in with his own bike to become part of the action in […]

  • Cyclist Gets Blown Off the Road. A Crash Ensues. (Video)

    Cyclist Gets Blown Off the Road. A Crash Ensues. (Video)

    Wind can be a very frustrating thing when you’re just walking to the office—never mind if you’re a cyclist who’s got a bit more at stake. Cyclist Geraint Thomas learned this recently during a race, when he was blown off the road into the gutter with a gust of wind. The patchy surface quickly proved […]

  • NASCAR Track Worker Can’t Stand Up On His Own Two Feet (Video)

    NASCAR Track Worker Can’t Stand Up On His Own Two Feet (Video)

    The NASCAR track workers at Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Race in Atlanta weren’t all that busy, having to deal with just two crashes all afternoon.  But they also had to battle a one-hour delay at the start due to morning showers and 43 degree temperatures throughout the course of the race. Those nasty wether conditions seemed to […]

  • Danica Patrick Yells at a Very Calm Denny Hamlin (Video)

    Danica Patrick Yells at a Very Calm Denny Hamlin (Video)

    During Wednesday’s practice session at the Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin bumped the left end of Danica Patrick‘s car and spun her off the track.  That put Danica in a rather precarious position on Thursday, forcing her to come away with a strong finish at the Budweiser Duel No. 2 if she hoped to qualify for this year’s […]

  • Cycling Crash Video Makes Me Want to Put a Helmet on Just Watching It

    Cycling Crash Video Makes Me Want to Put a Helmet on Just Watching It

    This cycling crash video plays like a critical scene in a horror film. Everything is going calmly, with smooth-voiced British commentators to ensure that we’re lulled into a false sense of security. A group of four riders, ahead of everyone else in a 22-mile race at the World Road Cycling Championships were in a group […]

  • 2014 Sochi Olympics: Brazilian Bobsled Involved in Scary Crash (GIF)

    2014 Sochi Olympics: Brazilian Bobsled Involved in Scary Crash (GIF)

    The bobsled track at the 2014 Olympics Games in Sochi has proven to be awfully tricky for most of the athletes competing on it throughout the course of the past week.  That has especially been the case for the less-refined bobsled teams taking part in the Winter Olympics, like Brazil’s two-women bobsled team, who were involved […]