The Top Quotes Inspired by Extreme Sports

30 sources of motivational wisdom

Indoor climbing training before exposure to real mountains and rock

Indoor climbing training before exposure to real mountains and rock

Wisdom and inspiration have been shared over time through quotes.

Today we embrace their message and use them to gain insight, clarity, perspective, and motivation.

JAMSO has a passion for what some consider as extreme sports, we call them simply living fully.

So, strap in for a ride and explore some of the minds that are engaged in embracing life in areas that most people consider crazy or dangerous and beyond reasonable risk.

The messages we share here can be applied in daily life and business. These unique words are about stretching what you believe might be possible into a reality through mindset and action.

This is about your growth and experience a person being able to make the most opportunities in the world in both nature and technology.  

Here we share also some core questions to provide back thoughts on your reading experience with these supporting quotes.

We urge you to use these great sources of wisdom to encourage and stimulate more thought about how discovery and growth can boost your self-worth, meaning and sustained performance in every area of your life.

JAMSO has a core culture of ensuring some fun and discovery is experienced every day in unique ways. It is part of whom and what we are, indeed, we are so passionate about having fun, we take it very seriously.

Take this homework whilst reading the inspiring quotes:

Whilst you reflect upon the quotes ask yourself the following questions.

-       When have you tried anything that is considered an extreme sport?

-       How do you face fear and win on a daily basis?

-       When was the last time I reviewed my own perspective of limits?

-       List the top 2 life experiences you still want to create for yourself.

-       How can I become part of an extreme sports community?

-       Which of these quotes resonate with me the most and why?

-       Which of these quotes come from names you have not heard of before?

We have gathered some of the great minds to provide you these quotes and inspirations.

I love that pursuit of progression. Trying to overcome something that scared me, and accomplishing what I had set out to do. Succeed or fail, it’s about getting outside of your comfort zone. The only way to go forward is to be willing to take that next step.
— Danny Harf

We’re all equal before a wave – Laird Hamilton

I run because if I didn’t, I’d be sluggish and glum and spend too much time on the couch. I run to breathe the fresh air. I run to explore. I run to escape the ordinary. I run…to savor the trip along the way. Life becomes a little more vibrant, a little more intense. I like that. – Dean Karnazes

I have to be 100% clear that I’m going to do the trick I’m going to do. I never think that I’m going to crash, otherwise, I wouldn’t ride the  bike the way I do – Danny MacAskill

Never ignore your instinct and you can always push harder. I get inspired when I think about people who have pushed their bodies to the limit. – Rachel Atherton

Passion overcomes everything because when you truly love something, it’s hard to stop you from doing it and it’s hard to stop you from doing your best at it. – Mark McMorris

If you want to experience all of the success and pleasure in life, you have to be willing to accept the pain and failure that comes with it. – Mat Hoffman

You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous. – Tony Hawk

Security is a kind of death – Tennessee Williams

Blogging is to writing what extreme sports are to athletics: more free-form, more accident-prone, less formal, more alive. It is, in many ways writing out loud. – Andrew Sullivan.

There are two kinds of adventurers; those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't. – Rabindranath Tagore

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and about the clouds. – Edward Abbey


Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
— Dag Hammarskjold

Normally we do not so much look at things as overlook them. – Alan Watts

I suspected skydiving was dangerous when they asked me to sign a waiver. They confirmed my suspicions when they asked me to pay in advance.

The human body has limitations: the human spirit is boundless. – Dean Karnazes

Over 300 kmh at 55 degree lean angle - The legend Valentino Rossi from MotoGP

Over 300 kmh at 55 degree lean angle - The legend Valentino Rossi from MotoGP

You may never get rid of the butterflies, but you can teach them how to fly in formation.

There are things I would do differently: that’s natural. But regrets? No – Nico Rosberg

It’s the purest form of accountability and when in action I never forget my responsibility. – James Doyle

I love moving in extra dimensions. Not just backward and forwards, but up and down and around. – Kirsten Hubbard

You use your whole body like you did when you played as a kid. Grown-up amusements don’t allow for crawling and wriggling, getting good and muddy, and tearing the knees of your pants – Nevada Barr

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business – John Steinback

You need to realize that, if you want to go on, you have to work hard. If you dwell too much on your past success and say “well, I have won nine world titles and more than one hundred races”, you’d rather stay home. The sport, your rivals, the tires, your motorcycle, everything changes so instead you need to work more to be stronger. If you don’t, you're finished. – Valentino Rossi

Who dares wins – Motto from the Special Air Service

We cant change the past. Those tracks have always been there and those races have always been there. What NASCAR has to look at is the future – and this place is the future. – Darrell Waltrip

Out of water, I am nothing

Life is like skiing. Just like skiing, the goal is not to get to the bottom of the hill. It’s to have a bunch of good runs before the sun sets. – Seth Godin

Overall, I’m happy with the way it felt. There were a few places that I was faster, but I didn’t get it done. I’ll keep working on it. – Nicky Hayden

Skydiving isn’t really about jumping out of airplanes. Flying through the sky is great fun, but it is what the act represents that is important. It is about freedom. – Brian Germain

I want to be a person, not an icon.
— Valentino Rossi

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