iOS app Android app


Skydiving the Swiss Alps vs. Stairway to Heaven

Stephen Harris | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Stephen Harris

'Stairway to Heaven' and a 'Skydive' seem to reflect opposite directions, but for me they will now be forever linked... I was showered, up for brea...

Enjoying The Greatest High Of My Life At Age 91

Phyllis Sues | Posted 10.08.2014 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

Skydiving is the best high you'll ever have or had, and there's no down side. I have to correct that statement. Driving home from San Diego to Los Angeles, no matter what time it is -- not exactly a high. The next day after skydive, I'm walking 10 ft. off the ground and my energy is at an all-time high.

You Won't Believe What This Woman Did At 90

Phyllis Sues | Posted 11.08.2013 | Fifty
Phyllis Sues

I have a few thoughts about jumping out of a plane. Am I nervous? Am I frightened? Anxiety, yes, but once I'm flying I'll let go. At 85, it was the same with trapeze. Jumping from the platform was one thing, but flying was a piece of cake! On the trapeze, I was weightless and selfless.

Forget Drink Specials In DC. This Is The Best City To Be Furloughed In

Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

DC bars, restaurants and movie theaters are offering specials to federal employees affected by the government shutdown. The sentiment is well-meaning,...

Women Skydive In Lingerie To Overcome Fear

Posted 11.09.2012 | Women

Even for the lionhearted, skydiving can already be a nail-biting feat that remains beyond the reach of bravery. But skydiving in your underwear? N...

Her Daughter’s Skydiving Dream Took A Mother’s Love To New Heights

Posted 11.13.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

POSTPONED: Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Parachute Jump

Posted 10.09.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 10/09/2012 02:19 PM EDT on An Austrian daredevil's attempt to make the world's highest skydive, a jump that wou...

WATCH: 4 Records, 1 Wingsuit In Amazing Skydive

Posted 06.22.2012 | Sports

Talk about a leap of faith. Colombian daredevil Jhonathan Florez recently shattered four world records, and all it took was one very bold jump. Th...

Skydiving For Brain Cancer Research: Cancer Survivor Takes To The Skies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In 2007, Sarah James was a successful, energetic 26-year-old, living and working in England -- until doctors discovered she had a brain tumor and need...

Skydiver Who Survived 3,000 Foot Fall Says She Was Pushed From Plane

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Lareece Butler, a novice skydiver who amazed experts when she survived a 3,000 foot fall when her parachute failed, has claimed she was pushed from th...