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Near miss By Katy Abby

In the world of extreme sports, there’s never a dull moment. We office-dwellers, on the other hand, get our cheap thrills by living vicariously through the exploits of others. Don’t get me wrong: cubicle life begets its own set of dangers — carpal tunnel, stiff neck, tendonitis, oh my! — but somehow, it’s not quite the same.

Take a look at this exhilarating compilation of death-defying near misses, outlandish athletic feats, and unbelievable footage of the world’s luckiest bank robbers. They’re sure to get your heart racing without your ever leaving the comfort of your swivel chair! Play the video

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