A crazed station wagon driver slams into a trooper on a routine traffic stop; a man filling his vehicle's gas tank gets hit by lightning, igniting an explosion; a kiteboarder is smashed into a house by a gust of wind.
In the heat of southern California we are surfing pavement at almost 50 mph with the longboarders of Santa Monica and hitting the dirt jumps for some monster tricks with the Godfather of freestyle motorcross, Mike Metzger.
In Saas Fee, Switzerland, the world's strongest and most agile climbers have gathered for the biggest event of the season - the World Cup. In the dunes of southern California the sandrails are pulling some huge jumps in souped-up buggies.
In the USA, freestyle riders are doing nose wheelies at 60mph while back in the UK landboarders are harnessing the wind for 30ft high jumps and skateboarders do seemingly impossible flips in the skatepark, but pay for it with some big falls.
Bob Burnquist has pushed skating to new levels with his 8-story Megaramp, throwing him further, faster and higher than ever. Looking for new lines down the American River kayakers and rafters launch themselves into the raging white water.
Jonathan Pendragon tests his limits; Brandy LaPlante risks being incinerated; Jan Rouven attempts to escape from a military ejector seat; John Gabriel lets a conveyor belt take him to his possible demise.
Out on the placid Lake McClure, CA, the wakeboarders are throwing some huge jumps behind big boats. And in sleepy Corona, CA, the local BMX crews have built a monster set of kickers for backflips, frontflips, tail whips and 360's.
Who is the better driver, Pablo or Zalman? Thanks to Scion Racing the guys spend an entire day at the track with pro drivers drifting, gymkhana, drag racing and limo rides! The guys do a 10 mile hike to go bungee jumping off the bridge to Nowhere.