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
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
FULL FILM NOW AVAILABLE IN ITUNES NOW – itunes.apple.com/us/movie/transcendence/id542556512
This documentary offers an insight into extreme sports psychology backed by
the research of Dr Eric Brymer
Brisbane Health-Season01-Episode01-Extreme Sports:P01
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.
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”.