2012 isn't halfway done yet, but these five months have produced some amazing feats in the world of extreme sports. This video, created by YouTube user LaurentxSnow, compiles the very best of the year so far, and it's hugely fun. Featuring everything from motocross to snowboarding to to skateboarding, it merits these adjectives, plus a few more I can't write here: mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, eye-popping, hair-raising.
Among the tricks are Shaun White's perfect score at the Winter X-Games, some badass parkour and a near-naked skier wiping out. The soundtrack is Awolnation's "Sail," one of the more irresistible beats to come out of the pop world in a while, and the perfect accompaniment to this wonderful, wonderful video.
By the way, this is only Part I of "Riders Are Awesome," Laurent promises the next installation in a few months and a full video on January 1, 2013.
Without further ado, check it out:
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