The GoPro is the default camera for daredevil feats and extreme sports aficionados. No one would have thought that this would be today's best selling camera in the world.

In a short 60 Minutes profile, Anderson Cooper runs through the story of the camera's beginnings. Founded by a young surfer and failed entrepreneur Nick Woodman 12 years ago, the first GoPro product was a simple waterproof film camera. Since then it doubles its sales yearly, and has revenues of more than $500 million per year.

Simply incredible. [CBS]