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Nick Willey
This Aussie is attempting to ski nonstop for 200 hours--a Guinness endurance record--in Thredbo, Australia.

Hans Florine
The self-proclaimed king of speed climbing sets a solo record on the Nose route of Yosemite's El Cap: 11 hours, 41 minutes.

Andy Irons
Star surfer takes his first win this season at the Quiksilver Pro Japan, scoring a 9.93 in the last six minutes of the final against Kelly Slater.

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Stephen Gough
A month into his 847-mile endurance hike across Britain, the Naked Rambler is arrested for indecent exposure.

Dean Potter
In September '02 Hans Florine crushed Potter's and Tim O'Neill's Nose record by half an hour. Now Florine breaks Potter's '99 solo record.

Kelly Slater
After watching his chief rival score a near-perfect wave late in the final, Slater makes an early retreat for shore.

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KAREN WILSON/AFP/GETTY IMAGES (IRONS)

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PETER MACDIARMID/GETTY IMAGES (GOUGH)