This GoPro Footage From A Human Cannonball Is Seriously Intense

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Thanks to GoPro cameras, we're able to experience some of the most exhilarating things in first person without having to move a muscle. It's a beautiful, beautiful thing.

In a recent video uploaded to YouTube by Mashable's The Watercooler, we're given an inside look at what it's like to be a human cannonball at the circus. The footage, which is courtesy of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, was captured with a GoPro.

How else would we be able to see what it's like to fly 193 feet through the air without leaving our desks?

Regardless of how cool this is and how easy these daredevils make human cannonballing look -- it's still very dangerous. As a matter of fact, according to

As a matter of fact, according to Sploid, over 30 fearless daredevils attempting this stunt have passed away due to mishaps.

Check out the video above for a closer look.

Citations: This Is What Human Cannonballs See When They Get Launched (Sploid)