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KTLA NewsPERRIS (KTLA) -- One of the two skydiving instructors killed March 31st after a mid-air collision was honored in a memorial jump Saturday. Skydivers spelled out "Pat" mid-air in honor of 42-year-old Pat McGowan of Menifee Saturday evening around 5:00....
Tags: Air and Aviation Sports, Sports, KTLA, Skydiving
Editor's note: This corrects the year the women went through the pageant and Alyson Roth's title. These contestants are no ordinary beauty queens. They jump out of airplanes, drive race cars, enter surf competitions and ride in bicycle races. They...
Web ReporterA lot of people love extreme sports, but Jarrett martin is definitely one of a kind. A year after a crippling accident he's pushing the limit again, skydiving all by himself. Martin was paralyzed from the chest down in August 2009 when cliff jumping...
Orlando's hall-of-fame aviator Joe Kittinger begins his new book with a moment just before he leaped from a balloon nearly 20 miles up at the edge of space. "The disc of the sun is sharp and brilliant against the ebony backdrop of deep space," the...
Fox 61It started thousands of years ago according to Greek Mythology. There, on the Isle of Crete, Icarus planned his escape from exile. Fashioned with a pair of wings made by his father from feathers and wax, a giddy Icarus took to the skies. As legend tells...
Have you ever jumped out of an airplane? I haven't. It's called skydiving. You climb into a small plane, then go higher and higher as everything below you gets smaller and smaller — buildings, people, even squirrels, which are pretty small to...
Tags: Death, Mountains, Air and Aviation Sports, Sports, Skydiving
L.A. NOWA man is in critical condition after a skydiving accident Friday morning in Perris. Details are still sketchy, but officials said it occurred at the Perris Valley Sky Diving Center. A spokeswoman for the Riverside County Fire Department told the......
Reality CheckTonight, the first group of semifinalists take the stage on Last Comic Standing. First up is Myq Kaplan, who riffs on being a book person. The judges agreed that he killed. Me too. But "Myq"? Really?Jamie Lee tells jokes about......
Web ReporterFly like a bird with Seattle Paragliding! If you've ever yearned to fly high above the treetops WITHOUT jumping out of a plane, this just might be the perfect sport. Paragliding is a newer flying sport that originated in France. By simply taking a few...
Tags: Air and Aviation Sports, Sports
A former Volusia County resident is at the center of a sex scandal that has rocked the Tennessee legislature. McKensie Morrison, 22, is a graduate of Spruce Creek High in Port Orange, where she was student body president. She went on to become a...
Francis Rogallo, an aeronautical engineer who was considered the father of modern hang gliding and other recreational sports for inventing a flexible wing in 1948 that revolutionized nonpowered flight, has died. He was 97. Rogallo died Sept. 1 of natural...
Tags: The Washington Post, Death, NASA, Space Programs, John F. Harris
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