Prepare for four inches of pure excitement.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
This fake audio is as hilarious as the record breaking jump was impressive.
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.
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.
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.
After finishing her doctorate at 68 and going hang gliding at 75, Nancy Long stepped things up a notch for her 80th birthday.
As somebody who can't climb a stepladder without breaking into a sweat, skydiving has always seemed, well, pretty f--king insane to me, but it could be worse -- you could jump without the parachute.
Stuntman Gary Connery fell 2400 feet onto 18,600 cardboard boxes to break the world's record for Skydiving Without A Parachute.
Skydiving instructor Alex Torres has found himself out of a job and under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration after a recent stunt that he pulled off with the help of Skydive Taft administrative assistant, Hope Howell.
Okay, so he had a parachute, but according to the video, he didn't pull the ripcord in time for the chute to fully open.
Here's a video of a guy that tries to solve a Rubik's Cube while in freefall, and let me go ahead and ruin the ending for you--he's a tool.
Following up on the charming story of Michael Holmes, the British skydiver who survived a freefall from two miles with neither of his chutes correctly deploying, we finally have embeddable video.
People assume that because I have unflinching confidence forged in the hellfire of combat, I'd be okay with skydiving.