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Even if you can't tell Tony Hawk from Bob Burnquist, you'll still get a rush out of this documentary about the world of extreme sports. Focusing on the rise of ESPN's annual X-Games and supersized in Imax grandness, Ultimate X smartly utilizes everything from helmet cams to stunning wide shots to drop you right in the middle of extreme-skateboarding competitions, street-luge races and other crazy stuff--all without the risk of bodily injury (to you, at least).
Beyond the flash, you'll learn stuff, too: like why these nutjobs continually experiment to find new ways to defy gravity ('cause it's cool, dude) and about the hardships of coming back to Earth (broken bones are part of the gig). In a word: radical.