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KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThis weekend is a major milestone for Nicole Smith. Skydive Kansas in Osage City is her final stop in her journey to skydive in all 50 states. But more than that, it's proof how far she has come in the last year. "I was in a car accident June of last...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Fractured Rib, Skydiving, Sports
When a man willingly jumps from 24 miles above the Earth and lives, there is going to be some buzz. On the heels of Austrian Felix Baumgartner's record-setting "supersonic" skydive from the stratosphere last Sunday, the skydiving community in Maryland...
CNNROSWELL, New Mexico -- Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke the speed of sound -- at one point hitting Mach 1.24, according to a team official -- during his record-setting jump from 128,000 feet Sunday over southeastern New Mexico. "He made it --...
Tags: Malaysia, U.S. Air Force, Parachuting, Skydiving, Sports
ReutersROSWELL, New Mexico (Reuters) - Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke the record for the highest manned balloon flight on Sunday after his craft rose 23 miles above New Mexico, project sponsors said. The 43-year-old daredevil was inside a capsule...
CNNROSWELL, New Mexico -- The sky proved no limit for Felix Baumgartner. The Austrian daredevil, in fact, rose to the edge of space Sunday -- 128,100 feet, or 24 miles, above the Earth -- before plunging faster than the speed of sound. Minutes later, he...
FOX40 NewsA video uploaded to YouTube a week ago, showing an 80-year-old woman nearly slipping out of her parachute during a tandem skydive, has an Acampo business in hot water. The incident happened over a year ago, with the FAA receiving an email of the video...
FOX40 NewsShe's the 81-year-old dare devil who decided to take a 13,000 leap in to the sky. But, when it all went wrong, she became the 81-year-old YouTube sensation. And now, the Federal Aviation Administration is talking about fining the instructor a $2,200...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner made final preparations Tuesday for a death-defying, 23-mile free fall into the New Mexico desert, hoping to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier. The planned early morning...
Tags: Science, Parachuting, NASA, Sports, Science and Technology
KIAHHave you ever wanted to go skydiving? If skydiving isn't an exciting way to do a fundraiser, we don't know what is! It's called Jump for the Rose, a local charity where skydiving nets money for The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization. It's...
Tags: Breast Cancer, Skydiving, Sports
Sometimes I just plain get tired of all the political rhetoric and news that saturates my life. Sure, I know it’s most important that we get some working and knowledgeable leaders in office but I’m not sure where exactly we might find them....
J.R. Sides and his wife, Kathy Sides, co-owners of the Skydiving Center in Chambersburg, helped kick off the Mobility for Randy fundraiser for Randy Schroeder. The fundraising event will help purchase a handicapped assessable van for Schroeder who is...
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