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Skydiver Dies While Attempting World Record

A Berlin-native skydiver was killed Thursday morning in Eloy, Ariz., while attempting to break a world record with 222 fellow skydiving partners. Diana Paris, 46, fell to her death during a free-fall formation with the World Team group-an organization consisting …

Amber Bellows: Newlywed BASE Jumper Dies in Parachute Accident Amber Bellows: Newlywed BASE Jumper Dies in Parachute Accident
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A Utah woman fell to her death Saturday while BASE jumping with her newlywed husband at Zion National Park. Amber Marie Bellows, 28, and 29-year-old Clayton Butler decided to take a leap off of a region located on Mount Kinesava, …

Skydivers Collision Kills Two Men Skydivers Collision Kills Two Men

As if Skydiving doesn’t seem dangerous enough, add a group of over 200 people in the air at one time. Two experienced jumpers collided on Tuesday in mid-air around 200 feet above ground with their parachutes open. Their parachutes collapsed …

Skydiver Planes Collide; Everyone Jumps to Safety Skydiver Planes Collide; Everyone Jumps to Safety

It was supposed to be an exciting weekend until everything went terrifyingly wrong in a split second for two planes, each full of excited skydivers. CNN reports that those two planes endured a mid-air collision, but everyone on both planes …

Watch 138 People Break The World Skydiving Record Watch 138 People Break The World Skydiving Record

Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, and Gabby Douglas aren’t the only people setting records through amazing physical achievements. In an effort that took over three days, nearly a gross of skydivers took to the skies over Ottawa, Illinois to break the …

80 Year-Old Woman Falls Out of Tandem Harness While Skydiving 80 Year-Old Woman Falls Out of Tandem Harness While Skydiving

Skydiving has always seemed like a silly way to achieve an adrenaline rush. There’s just too much that could go wrong between the jump and the ground, and that’s not a risk I’m willing to take at this point in …

Man Skydives Without a Parachute Man Skydives Without a Parachute

You’ve probably seen videos of people skydiving or base jumping using a wingsuit. This allows extreme sports enthusiasts to gain some lift while in free fall, allowing them to fly past obstacles at terminal velocity. It’s amazing to watch. Typically …

Sky Diving Accident Caught on Camera (video) Sky Diving Accident Caught on Camera (video)
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A first time jumper and her instructor were involved in a freak skydiving accident when an updraft shot them 40 feet in the air as they approached landing. The unidentified woman in Collegeville, PA and her instructor at Keystone Skydive …

iPhone Survives Skydive Drop iPhone Survives Skydive Drop

Taking your iPhone with you on a parachute attempt is nothing new. In fact, YouTube has an assorted collection of people filming skydive attempts that were shot with the iPhone’s video camera. However, having a phone fall out during the …