If the Olympics Were Held in Space

A dispatch from the future of extreme sports

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Nautilus
Aug 9 · 7 min read
Illustrations: Steve Brodner

By Chip Rowe

Back in the day, before the speed of light was considered the slow lane, “extreme” sports — bungee jumping from bridges, hang gliding over volcanoes — were barely deadly and almost quaint. But with the advent of hyperflight, adventure sports are undergoing a revolution. Thrill seekers are now…

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