We’ve all heard of bull riding and bullfighting. But bull-leaping? That’s a whole new level of courage (craziness?). For Spaniard José Manuel Medina, however, bull-leaping, or “recorte,” is an adrenaline-filled way of life. In recorte competitions, bull-leapers invite charging bulls toward them in order to evade the animals via side-steps, flips and acrobatic turns. A panel of judges scores their moves. Unlike bullfighting, no harm is done to the animals. Enter the ring … if you dare.
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