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  1. Torfaen mum helps break world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    ... before he was able to make it a reality. Inspired by him, Teenage Cancer Trust organised the world-record-breaking skydiving event at Hibaldstow Airfield in Lincolnshire on July 10 - and 402 people took the jump at 10,000 feet- including Mrs ...

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  2. New Zealand - Winter adventures awaitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... well as the thermal Taupo area. Finally, you'll jump on a plane, only so you can jump out of it with Taupo Tandem Skydiving. And you'll do all of this before lunch! How about another adventure package with Rotorua Combo's? You'll begin by rafting ...

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  3. Virgin Galactic Crash: Dramatic Photo Shows Pilot Parachuting to SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | MSNBC

    The crash of Virgin Galactic's prototype commercial tourism spacecraft last fall killed one pilot, and now a dramatic photo has come to light showing how the second pilot survived. The photo shows Pete Siebold parachuting to Earth after SpaceShipTwo broke apart in midair.

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  4. Madison DQ Ready For Another Miracle Treat DayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... rallies around Miracle Treat Day is what he calls the biggest success. The Madison store has also started a skydiving tradition if it reaches its goal. If they reach that 50,000 mark, Madison Athletic Director Bud Postma will be the one putting on ...

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  5. Herald Living: Gardening - Prince star of Chelsea showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    THE buzz has, until recently, been about the royal baby, but when Chelsea kicks off all eyes will be on Prince Harry, whose charity Sentebale is returning to Chelsea with a garden. The Hope in Vulnerability garden by designer Matt Keightley is modelled on a children's camp in Lesotho, adding to the authenticity of the Southern African-styled space.

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  6. Stunning Photo Shows SpaceShipTwo Pilot Parachuting to Earth After CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Space.com

    SpaceShipTwo pilot Peter Siebold parachutes to Earth after the space plane broke apart during a test flight on Oct. 31, 2014, killing copilot Michael Alsbury. It is a picture of test pilot bravery in the face of the unthinkable.

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  7. Sky is the limit for wingsuit star SamRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    ... "I went with the intention of not doing very well and I actually got sixth position out of 36 pilots. Sam started skydiving when he was just 17-years-old in Madrid. He continued with his climbing and kayaking guide jobs in France, Africa and Nepal ...

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  8. Newcastle nurses plunging 10,000ft to raise awareness of killer conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    ... at pumping blood around the body and getting oxygen to the muscles. This Saturday, Rob and Rachel will be skydiving from 10,000ft in a bid to bring the condition to the attention of the public. Rob, 29, said: "This condition does not get the ...

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  9. Scots prisoner of war pilot who suffered cruel tests by Nazi doctors honoured at Buckingham PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ANDREW Morgan, 94, who lost his sight in 2001, was invited to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace to mark the 100th anniversary of the Blind Veterans Association. A FORMER Scots Spitfire pilot who survived the horrors of a Nazi POW camp has been given a special VIP tour of Buckingham Palace.

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  10. Sky's the limit: Scots great-grandmother tries skydiving for first time aged 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Sunday Herald

    A great-grandmother who decided to try skydiving for the first time aged 89 has described the jump as "a chance of a lifetime". Joan Wells, from Dornoch in the Highlands, volunteers for the charity Blythswood Care and put herself forward for the skydive when the opportunity to do an abseil challenge fell through.

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  11. Airborne School returns to Lawson for 75th anniversary commemorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Bayonet

    Fort Benning will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Army Airborne School with jumps from six aircraft by approximately 290 personnel Aug. 15 onto Lawson Army Airfield. "Normally we jump onto Fryar Drop Zone, but the very first jump was on Lawson Army Airfield, where we take off," said Capt.

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  12. Battles emerging for federal NDP nominations in AlbertaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Canadian Content

    The Albertan lefties are coming. Battles emerging for federal NDP nominations in Alberta A new trend is emerging on the Alberta political landscape as New Democrats are battling it out to win nominations to run in the upcoming federal election.

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  13. Try Out Extreme Sports to Get an Adrenaline RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | LivePressWorld

    ... cannot just take a parachute and start jumping there are two extreme sports that you can take into consideration. Skydiving If you want to do a parachute jump then you might want to do a skydive. Many people are scared to do a skydive since they ...

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  14. Thanks to NDP provincial victory, party hopefuls in Alberta look to federal electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    The NDP's historic victory in the Alberta election this spring has given the federal party, and leader Thomas Mulcair, hope for wins in the province. A new trend is emerging on the Alberta political landscape as New Democrats are battling it out to win nominations to run in the upcoming federal election.

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  15. GoSkydive welcomes very first female instructor to join its its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Salisbury Journal

    ... the small number of females in the profession. "It really is an honour to share the special experience of tandem skydiving with someone - especially when it is their first time, and often will be their only time doing one. It's brilliant that I can ...

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  16. USC student, Greenville native amazes in skydiving video after paralyzed by 2013 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WIS-TV Columbia

    University of South Carolina student Martha Childress is continuing to amaze others after she posted a video of her recent skydiving adventures on Facebook. Although Childress, 20, says she's starting to feel like a normal college student again, her outlook, wisdom, and positive attitude set her clear apart from others.

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  17. 10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | InformationWeek

    This week, Microsoft debuted the newest Windows 10 ad ahead of the new operating system's July 29 launch. Harmless is the best word to describe it.

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  18. Forget The Bears, Major Opportunities Exist In ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Forbes.com

    I've written about Brazil pre-Lula and post-Lula and spent the last five years covering all aspects of the country for Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal and Barron's. Meanwhile, for an undetermined amount of time, and with a little help from my friends, I will be parachuting primarily into Brazil, Russia, India and China.

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    Monday Jul 27 | Daily Star

    ... his thrill-seeking pals Evgenic Tarahomin and Dmitry Manashov. Meanwhile, a great-grandmother who decided to try skydiving for the first time at the age of 89 has described it as "a chance of a lifetime". After her 10,000ft tandem jump for charity ...

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  20. 'Chance of a lifetime' - Great-grandmother takes up skydiving at age of 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Independent.ie

    Joan Wells, 89, a great-grandmother who is believed to be the oldest person in Scotland to have done a skydive, describing the jump as "a chance of a lifetime" Credit: Blythswood Care/PA Wire Joan Wells, 89, a great-grandmother who is believed to be the oldest person in Scotland to have done a skydive, describing the jump as "a chance of a lifetime" Credit: Blythswood Care/PA Wire Joan Wells, 89, a great-grandmother who is believed to be the oldest person in Scotland to have done a skydive, describing the jump as "a chance of a lifetime" Credit: Blythswood Care/PA Wire A great-grandmother who decided to try skydiving for the first time aged 89 has described the jump as "a chance of a lifetime".

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