The Jaw-Dropping Art of Bull-Leaping

We've all heard of bull riding and bullfighting. But bull-leaping? That's a whole new level of courage (craziness?). For Spaniard José Manuel Medina, however, bull-leaping, or "recorte," is an adrenaline-filled way of life. In recorte competitions, bull-leapers invite charging bulls toward them in order to evade the animals via side-steps, flips and acrobatic turns. A panel of judges scores their moves. Unlike bullfighting, no harm is done to the animals. Enter the ring ... if you dare.

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0 1. Natan_el_Tigre commented 7 years ago

Ole! :x

"According to one expert, Alexander Fiske-Harrison, author of Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish Bullfight, a total of 533 bullfighters have been killed in Spain since 1700. But while deaths are uncommon, injuries are not." (i)
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+4 2. snotrfan89 commented 7 years ago

Now let's see a few failed attempts.
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+1 3. cretu commented 7 years ago

"You live or die by the horns"
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+1 4. ComentAtor commented 7 years ago

#1 that's nothing compared to crossing the street :D
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+1 5. Scotsman50 commented 7 years ago

Bull fighting is a cruel sport however when a country treat there animals in such a backward way Spain does then what can one expect ?
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+2 6. ComentAtor commented 7 years ago

a referendum?
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0 7. majin_manuel commented 7 years ago

Well, the bull is charging, so I guess it is hurt somehow
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0 8. scratchy commented 7 years ago

#5 Except if you watched the video you noticed it isn't about bull fighting. Or maybe you missed the part where it is expressly stated ? And I might add your comment is quite vague, what can we expect about what ?
I agree bull fighting is wrong and cruel but bringing it up just because the theme of the video sorta kinda resembles bull fighting doesn't make a whole lot of sense.