Posts Tagged: Skydiving

oops

A Brief Lesson In How To Hit Skydivers With Your Plane, Brought To Us By Florida

By | 2 Comments

During a routine takeoff and landing procedure, a Florida pilot accidentally hit a skydiver's parachute with his Cessna.

AUSTRALIA

The Internet Is Providing A Second Miracle For A British Skydiver Who Survived A 12,000-Foot Fall

By | 8 Comments

Friends, family and complete strangers have donated more than $49,000 to 31-year old skydiver Ben Cornick after he fell 12,000 feet and lived.

college baseball

So This Happened: A Baseball Player Got Dropkicked By A Skydiver

By | 7 Comments

You'd think "shortstop gets dropkicked by a descending skydiver" would be the only point of interest in a video about a collegiate summer league shortstop getting kicked in the face and taken out by a goddamn skydiver, but there's so much to see here, including: 1.

SLIP N SLIDES

Skydiving onto a Slip ‘N Slide

By

Niklas Daniel and Brianne Thompson of AXIS Flight School cool off by landing on a 200-foot Slip 'n Slide in Arizona.

army

Paratrooper Accidentally Deploys Parachute Inside Plane

By

An army paratrooper waiting to jump accidentally deploys his reserve parachute inside the plane, sending him sailing.

Canada

How Not To Comment On A Skydiver’s Death

By | 7 Comments

In a story that is absolutely not funny, a Canadian parachuting instructor died when he went for a solo jump after a day of taking out first-timers.

EXTREME FALLS

This Is Why Skydiving Is Stupid And Nobody Should Ever Try It

By | 19 Comments

Every few years, a friend of mine will have a “milestone” birthday, which is another way for people to say, “Hey, I’m older than 30 and would like you to pretend like birthdays still matter”, and without fail there is always one guy who wants to go skydiving.

Guinness Book of World Records

The Green Power Ranger Broke A Board-Breaking Skydiving World Record

By | 13 Comments

In the best Power Rangers World Record news since <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/sports-on-tv-mighty-morphin-power-rangers-20-greatest-sports-moments#page/16" target="_blank">Red Ranger Jason beat Bulk's longstanding Angel Grove Youth Center weightlifting mark of 1,010 bench presses</a>, mixed martial artist Jason David Frank -- best known for his role as Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver -- has broken the Guinness World Record for "most pine boards broken in freefall.

ABC

Sports On TV: Boy Meets World's 20 Greatest Sports Moments

By | 100 Comments

This week's Sports On TV covers another show people have been requesting since the column's inception: 'Boy Meets World,' the long-running TGIF staple that asked, "if Fred Savage can have a successful television show, shouldn't his little brother have one as well.

COMMERCIALS

Straight From Sweden, It's Skydiving Cats

By | 2 Comments

Swedish insurance company Folksam has brought together two of my favorite things: R.

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Skydiving Cats, Marty McFly Goes To The Movies, And Afternoon Links

By

Today's links, featuring a special appearance by 'Star Wars' in 'Back To The Future' as well as Swedish skydiving felines.

r kelly

Cats Skydiving Set To R. Kelly’s ‘I Believe I Can Fly’? Cats Skydiving Set To R. Kelly’s ‘I Believe I Can Fly’.

By | 12 Comments

If there's anything more internet than cats skydiving to R. Kelly, I have no idea what it is.

DAREDEVILS

Skydiving Grandma Slips Out of Parachute Harness

By

Laverne decides at the last minute that she doesn't actually want to go skydiving, which makes for an interesting fall.

CONAN

The World’s Shortest Free Fall

By

Prepare for four inches of pure excitement.

DAREDEVILS

Unreleased Audio of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump

By

This fake audio is as hilarious as the <a href="http://clipnation.com/felix/" target="_blank">record breaking jump</a> was impressive.

BAD WORDS

Red Bull Made A Little Oopsie In Congratulating Felix Baumgartner

By | 11 Comments

Austrian crazy guy Felix Baumgartner became a household name yesterday when he climbed into a little capsule with a balloon attached and flew to the edge of outer space, 24 miles above the Earth.

records

Felix Baumgartner’s Space Dive (Highlights)

By

After flying to an altitude of 39,045 meters (128,100 feet) in a helium-filled balloon, Felix Baumgartner completed a record breaking jump for the ages from the edge of space.

DAREDEVILS

Skydiving From Space

By

Felix Baumgartner is making his final preparations for a record-breaking, supersonic skydive from 23 miles above the Earth -- a maneuver that will have him head-butting the sound barrier.

Grandma Celebrates 80th Birthday by Skydiving

By

After finishing her doctorate at 68 and going hang gliding at 75, Nancy Long stepped things up a notch for her 80th birthday.


Sign Up



Powered by WordPress.com VIP