Thursday, April 8, 2010

Skydive Adventure

Maybe you put this one on your bucket list this year - skydiving Matt can now cross it off his cause eightWest sent him up in the air Check it out Skydive Allegan has several options for giving it a try including the basic tandem package for 219 which includes training equipment and instruction The deluxe tandem goes for 289 which has the whole basic package plus a d-v-d video of your jump with a hand cam like we used for our story And for those who don t want to jump there s also an Observer Flight for 45 dollars That allows you to ride in the airplane with the skydivers watch them jump out and then ride the airplane back to the ground

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Skydiving Team Honors 9-Year-Old Member

A local skydiving team honored a fallen member this weekend

Friday, March 26, 2010

Friends grant 84-year-old woman's final wish to skydive

If you only had weeks to live and you could do anything in the world what would it be That scenario played out this past week for a woman from Eagle Mountain Thanks to some wonderful neighbors her last wish took flight

Raw Skydiver Killed in Crash Through Roof

Investigators have released video and photos of a skydiving accident that killed a man The 34-year old was preparing to land after photographing skydiving tandems when his parachute collapsed and he crashed into a condo roof March 26

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Ben Wants to Know: What's on your bucket list

Ben visits the campus of Rhode Island College to ask locals what s the one thing they ve always wanted to do Answers ranged from sky diving to being a stand up comedian to being so rich you can rip up money

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Soldier died during parachute training at Fort Lee

Soldier died during parachute training at Fort Lee

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Soldier Killed in Parachuting Accident

Soldier Killed in Parachuting Accident

Ft. Lee Solider Killed

Local soldier dies in parachuting accident

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Weird News: Speed dating, birthday at legoland, flying nun

Thailand speed dating event had 250 people 100th birthday celebrated at Lego land Flying nun sister Jane went skydiving when school reached charity goal

Thursday, February 11, 2010

BASE Jumper Hops Off Sac Building

A daredevil BASE jumper hopped off the top of a Sacramento skyscaper

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Local Dentist Dies From Base Jump

Friends talk about the death of Lowell dentist Mark Mosley who died in a BASE jumping accident over the weekend

Monday, January 18, 2010

Daredevil skydive attempt

A dramatic attempt at a skydiving record is made in New Zealand

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Cathedral funeral for soldier

Lance Corporal Tommy Brown from 1st Battalion The Parachute Regiment died after a suspected improvised device detonated about 1km south of Sangin in Helmand Province

Friday, January 8, 2010

Raw Base Jumpers Leap From World's Tallest Building

Two sky divers leaped off the tallest building in the world Friday setting a new record for the highest ever base jump from a man made structure The building in Dubai measures 2020 feet tall Jan 8

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Highest Base Jump

Two men have broken the record for the world s highest base jump