Just 79 feet wide and dropping 690 feet to the ocean below, the helicopter pad hanging off the side of Dubai’s Burj al Arab is hardly the kind of place you or I would want to pull a wheelie, but that’s just what FMX athlete Danny Torres did yesterday to promote an upcoming round of Red Bull X-Fighters in the emirate. With the Burj Khalifa in the background, these are stunning photos. Photos:...

Just 79 feet wide and dropping 690 feet to the ocean below, the helicopter pad hanging off the side of Dubai’s Burj al Arab is hardly the kind of place you or I would want to pull a wheelie, but that’s just what FMX athlete Danny Torres did yesterday to promote an upcoming round of Red Bull X-Fighters in the emirate. With the Burj Khalifa in the background, these are stunning photos.

Photos: Jorg Mitter