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Skydivers Perfectly Land Slip 'N Slide From 5,000 Feet

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.15.2014 | Weird News

We've seen our share of impressive stunts, but this is definitely one for the books. With summer heat in full effect in Arizona, skydivers Niklas D...

Skydiving Pilot Had Never Jumped Before -- Until The Day His Plane Crashed

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.16.2014 | Weird News

Pilot Shawn Kinmartin spent his days flying people who elect to jump out of an airplane, but he'd never taken the plunge himself. That all changed on ...

Skydiver Killed After Midair Collision

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Crime

JAMUL, Calif. (AP) — A skydiving trainer has died after a midair collision in eastern San Diego county. Sheriff's Lt. Clayton Lisk said the man's b...

Skydiver Miraculously Survives 9,000-Foot Fall

Posted 12.11.2013 | Weird News

A skydiver fell 9,000 feet after his parachute became tangled in a friend's during a difficult maneuver Sunday. But, in a miraculous turn of events, t...

WATCH: Astonishing Video Emerges Of Skydiver Plane Collision

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.05.2013 | Crime

Video released by NBC News shows the horrifying collision between two planes carrying skydivers over northwest Wisconsin on Saturday. Cameras mounted...

Astonishing Images Emerge Of Skydivers' Plane Collision

NBC News | Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

The cameras strapped to the skydivers' helmets were supposed to memorialize their perfectly timed jumps and exhilarating descent from two small planes...

Skydiver Knocks Out Baseball Player

Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Remember that show 1000 Ways to Die on Spike? Since the program is no longer running, they need to do one on the 1...

WATCH: Man Skydives 70 Times On His 70th Birthday For Charity

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

Larry Ekstrom could have hosted a bake sale or something to raise money for charity. But the Madison, Mich., senior just isn't the type. Instead, E...

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...

Record-Seeking Skydiver Survives Amazing Practice Jump

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

-- "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has jumped 2,500 times from planes and helicopters, as well as some of the highest landmarks and skyscrapers on the p...

Skydiving Instructor Killed In Collision With Another Diver

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Home

HONOLULU -- Authorities say a skydiving instructor has been killed after a collision with another skydiver during a jump. Hawaii News Now reports tha...

Els Clottemans, Belgian Skydiver Who Doctored Parachute Of Love Rival, Gets 30 Years

AP | ROBERT WIELAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS — A jealous schoolteacher who doctored the parachute of a love rival causing her to plunge to her death was sentenced to 30 years in pr...

Skydiver Preparing For 120,000-Foot Supersonic Fall

CNN | Dugald McConnell and Brian Todd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

An Austrian daredevil is planning to become the first person to break the sound barrier in a free fall, without riding in a vehicle....

Skydiver Falls Through Roof Of Condo, Dies In Port Arancras, Texas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PORT ARANSAS, Texas — A skydiver whose parachute collapsed as he was photographing skydiving tandems has died after crashing through a condo roo...