How did you first learn to ride a bike? On training wheels in the neighborhood cul-de-sac? Or did Dad just push you down a hill and hope for the best? Either way, we’re pretty sure it wasn’t as gnarly as the speed demons in these clips. Clips of the Week: Extreme Downhill features some of the best off-road biking clips we could find for your bemusement.

This vid from Santa Cruz highlights their new Nomad model. Check it out.

This guy crashed on his qualifying line at Rampage 2013. This is his redemption.

An homage to the sport so many outdoor enthusiasts live for.