From the dangerous to the silly to the bygone, most of the action in these old photos would be too dangerous by today’s standards, with any number of them rendered impossible by liability issues and safety measures.
Once upon a time it was considered no big deal to have a child ride on a motorcycle or in a sidecar. Via/ Flickr
Jumping from one plane to another in the 1920s. Today’s wing walkers wear harnesses. Via/ Flickr
Most cities today have ordinances that prohibit stunts like these. Via/ Flickr