Skydivers in Two Planes Escaped After a Collision by...Skydiving

Two planes carrying skydivers had a midair collision last night over northwest Wisconsin near Lake Superior. But everyone survived because they were planning to skydive out anyway. Additionally, one pilot was able to eject and the other landed his plane safely, even though it was severely damaged. Read More >>

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Pulling Your Parachute While You're Still on the Plane Is Not Fun

Wait for it. Wait for ittttt. Waaaitttt forrr itttt. Waai... and then boom, there it is. This poor guy accidentally deployed his parachute too early. So early that he was still on the plane. As you can imagine, he immediately got sucked out of the plane. It's like a scene from the movies, the parachute drags him out and you can see his body whip back. Scary. [Suigenesis via Digg Videos] Read More >>

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What Happens When You Try to Skydive With an Umbrella

Mary Poppins flew with a magical umbrella, but can you actually soar with one real life? Pretty much — provided you have the right umbrella, which pro skier Eric Roner did. He captured the crazy feat captured with a GoPro (Hero 3). Read More >>

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Skydiving, Like Everything Else, Is Even Crazier in Dubai

Dubai is full of unbelievable things like the tallest building in the world and a mall with a ski slope. It's pretty awesome, but you know what makes it even better? Skydiving over it. Read More >>

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Here's What Happens When You Accidentally Drop a GoPro From 12,500 Feet

Warning: If you're epileptic, you might want to pass on this video. Read More >>

How You Photograph a Man Free-Falling From the Edge Of Space

Felix Baumgartner's upcoming and record setting 22.7-mile skydive has been hyped and promoted to the point that most of us just want him to jump already. But here's one bit of hoopla we're actually nerding out over—a look at all the wonderful camera gear that will be documenting the free fall. Read More >>

You'll Never Want to Skydive After Watching This

An 80-year-old Brit named Laverne came startlingly close to death when things went horribly wrong during her maiden skydiving attempt. If the video doesn't deter you from ever jumping out of a plane, I don't know what will. Read More >>

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This Montage of People Falling Out of the Sky Is Not for the Faint of Heart

It takes a special breed to look out the door of an airplane or over the edge of a cliff and think that hurling yourself into the void is a good idea. But that's what each of these skydiving, base-jumping, wingsuit-wearing athletes do for kicks. Read More >>

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Double-Amputee Solider Skydives with His War Dog

I was ready to face the possibility that the war dog well ran dry — no further awesomeness of fur and daring could be extracted. I was wrong. This prosthetic-legged warrior jumped out of a plane, war dog in tow. Read More >>

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World's Gutsiest Guy Goes Skydiving Without Wearing a 'Chute

This is Greg Gasson—either the bravest or craziest man alive. Why? He has a habit of jumping out of planes sans parachute. Sure he brings one with him—nobody's dumb enough to leave home without it—but it's not like he wears the thing. Read More >>

Video of Skydiving Couple Having Sex Being "Investigated"

This must be the most stupid investigation of the year after the Capitol Police reaction to The Onion's fake tweets: local police and the FAA are investigating a couple who had sex while skydiving. Read More >>


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