Posts Tagged: Skydiving


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

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


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

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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.

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

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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.


Skydiving onto a Slip ‘N Slide


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


Paratrooper Accidentally Deploys Parachute Inside Plane


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


How Not To Comment On A Skydiver’s Death

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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.


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

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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.

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

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In the best Power Rangers World Record news since <a href="" 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.


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

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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.


Straight From Sweden, It's Skydiving Cats

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


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


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

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

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


Skydiving Grandma Slips Out of Parachute Harness


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


The World’s Shortest Free Fall


Prepare for four inches of pure excitement.


Unreleased Audio of Felix Baumgartner’s Space Jump


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


Red Bull Made A Little Oopsie In Congratulating Felix Baumgartner

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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.


Felix Baumgartner’s Space Dive (Highlights)


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.


Skydiving From Space


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


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

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