Selected Media links

TRTworld link to adventure and extreme sports roundtable

Daredevils, thrill seekers, adrenaline junkies – they are of a rare breed who not only defy danger but appear to relish it. So what drives them to push themselves to the extreme and is the experience worth risking your life? At the Roundtable was Alain Robert, the French ‘Spider-man’; Eric Brymer, Professor of Adventure Sports at Leeds Beckett University; Martin Harris, Director of the Skydive Centre London; and Rupert Cawte, Instructor and Centre Manager at The Kitesurf Centre in East Sussex.

Phenomenology and extreme sports

Dr Eric Brymer talks about his new book

Extreme sports and mental health

Published on 12 Jan 2016

Extreme Sports Not About Risk-taking:Study from Medical News Today, July 13th, 2009, by Eric Brymer


Behind the lines

Behind the Lines: Deeper, follows big wave surfing hero Andrew Cotton as he hunts down the world’s most epic swells. We find out what drives him and whether all of his hard graft is worth the six seconds of glory that the perfect wave brings.

Episode 1: Psychologist, Dr Eric Brymer, tells us why staring death in the face should be encouraged.

published 25 January 2015


Transcendence – Official Trailer

Published on 28 Jan 2013

This documentary offers an insight into extreme sports psychology backed by
the research of Dr Eric Brymer


Brisbane Health-Season01-Episode01-Extreme Sports:P01

Published on 14 Jan 2014

Base jumping might not sound like everyone’s idea of a healthy choice but on this episode of Brisbane Health we learn why extreme sports might actually be good for your health.


Thrill seekers

Network 10 documentary 2011

Whether they’re taking on 100’s of kilos of angry bull, riding the biggest waves of the world or leaping off a cliff into the unknown, some people will push themselves to the absolute limit in search of the ultimate rush. This is a documentary that looks at the wild rides of “Thrill Seekers”.


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