Extreme sports require the same degree of camera so that all photos or videos can be taken with ease. Most often than not, the usual type of cameras would not be suitable for these types of activities due to the lack of durability. That is why Go Pro has released its HD Hero camera which is a very powerful and durable camera for almost all purposes.
It comes as a standalone version or various editions on which there are additional accessories given to suit the edition needed. For example, the HD Hero 2 Surf Edition comes with the HD Hero 2 camera, a waterproof housing, a couple of surfboard mounts, a Floaty backdoor and a few other accessories. Some other editions that are available include Motorsports and Outdoor edition at a price of $299.99 each.
The HD Hero 2 camera is has an 11 megapixel sensor which is capable of shooting videos up to full HD at 30 fps. The fastest rate on which it can go is at 120 fps on a WVGA resolution which is nonetheless a very impressive feat for a camera which costs only a fraction of what other professional cameras costs.
Go Pro HD Hero 2 camera is highly recommended for those that likes extreme sport or just wishes to capture some footage on which normal cameras would not work. At its budget price, a lot of people can afford it with ease.