Essentially it's just a snap shot. The GoPro really isn't meant to be a film making camera. It's a snap shot, or limited use camera.
If you're going to use your GoPro and learn to edit, think outside the box. There are plenty of things to point a GoPro at that aren't cars, driving, cycling, skiing, boarding, etc. Those videos have been done. Now do something different.
Mix some GoPro video with other video sources, say your phone. Or whatever. Low grade video can be interesting, you just have to work with the material.
Here's an old old old video I put together the night the iPhone 3GS came out. A friend and I were astonished at how many preachers were out and about on the subway that day...