Skydiving Newswire (Page 6)

Skydiving Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Skydiving. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 3,179 in Skydiving

  1. SpaceX Dragon Capsules Will Not Land On MarsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Ubergizmo

    SpaceX has long been planning to land its Dragon capsules on the Red Planet . The company said earlier this year that its previous objective of landing the capsule on Mars by 2018 was ambitious so it pushed the timeline to 2020.


  2. Here're the must-go destinations to satisfy your passion for jumping sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 |

    ... Pune, Lonavala is the perfect location which offers the safest jumping experience in India from a height of 45m. # Skydiving- 1. Mysore, Karnataka: Located just a few hours from Bangalore, Mysore is fast becoming the top destination for skydiving in ...


  3. Elon Musk implies SpaceX won't land Dragon capsules on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Engadget

    In February, SpaceX admitted its plan to shoot its Dragon capsule to Mars by 2018 was a little too ambitious, and bumped up the launch date to 2020. But it seems that approach was too uncertain for NASA's -- and Elon Musk's -- strict safety standards for a Martian landing.


  4. Bucket list? These seniors jumped at skydivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Manhattan Mercury

    ... with Matt Forgille, a tandem diver with a hipster beard. Lock was partnered with Chris Howard, a hunky Australian skydiving instructor. "He had me secured pretty much everywhere - even my boobs," Lock said. Why would these octogenarians skydive? For ...


  5. A bride-to-be leaped from a plane to and landed in the middle of her engagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    ... wanted to propose to his girlfriend Kierstin Powell. He knew he wanted a one-in-a-lifetime experience and decided skydiving was the way to go; It was an activity the couple wanted to do for a while. He booked their jump for months later at Skydive ...


  6. Knife throwing, parachuting and air displays - What to expect at this year's Holkham Country FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Eastern Daily Press

    With thousands of people expected to attend, the Holkham Country Fair will be one of Norfolk's biggest events of the year and organisers have now unveiled the massive line-up of performances that people can expect to see. The performances and displays that will take to the event space known as the Grand Ring, on July 22 and 23, combine traditional countryside activities with dramatic first-time performances.


  7. 80-Year-Old Runway Model Shares His Secrets for Healthy AgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | MSN Living

    He's one of the hottest cats on the Chinese catwalk: 80-year-old Wang Deshun. - New York Times World November 3, 2016 In China, most men retire at age 60, and people as young as 50 are often referred to as "grandma" or "grandpa" - even if they don't have grandchildren, according to The New York Times .


  8. Naked skydivers bid for world record in plea for British unityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Reuters

    A topless British skydiver controls his parachute as he skydives from a plane some 22,400 feet above Diani beach, near Mombasa, Kenya July 6, 2017. As gloomy headlines multiplied in the wake of last year's Brexit vote, four Britons decided to cheer up their divided country by setting a new world record for skydiving.


  9. VIDEO: Charlottetown's Helen Keating seeks zippy thrill for 75th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Amherst Daily News

    On Tuesday, Helen Keating celebrated her milestone birthday more than a month late by climbing up wooden steps to a platform about 35 feet above ground before unflinchingly hurtling along a zip line for 600 feet of adrenaline rush. "It was very adventurous and I'm glad that I did it,'' said Keating, dressed in jeans and sneakers on sockless feet.


  10. Afraid to succeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Hartselle Enquirer

    ... of being in the water with sharks, but that's normal. I've crawled through tight spaces for obstacle races, went skydiving and indoor climbing on a 55-foot wall, and also rappelling off the side of a mountain. I've signed up and completed a ...


  11. The Black Helicopters Are ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Seeking Alpha

    A recent big order improves the outlook for Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky unit, which, in turn, strengthens the company's already strong outlook for the future. Last week Lockheed Martin announced that its Sikorsky unit got an order for 257 Black Hawk helicopters , which are being sold to Saudi Arabia .


  12. Emma Watson Flies With The Grace Of Hermione After Jumping Out Of A Plane - WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | HollywoodLife

    Emma Watson took to the sky on July 1 for some high-flying action! That's right, the gorgeous actress jumped out of airplane and it's bound to give you Hermione Granger nostalgia! Watch here. On July 1, Emma Watson , 27, was spotted taking to the air for a skydiving session! So everyone's favorite Hogwarts alum tested her flying skills and she didn't even need magic! The Beauty and the Beast stunner joined Skydive San Diego for a death-defying afternoon and TMZ got footage of her landing! Watch it below.


  13. Skydiver injured in jump to Country Club of Little Rock fireworks showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Arkansas Times

    Greg Todd, 55, of Benton, was seriously injured after an apparent parachute malfunction when he did a jump over the Country Club of Little Rock's annual July 4 fireworks show. Officer Michael Ford, who was providing private security at the event, said Todd was injured parachuting into the event.


  14. Emma Watson Shows Her Wild Side with Some SkydivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 |

    The "Beauty and the Beast" star hit up Skydive San Diego Saturday and strapped on for a jump from 13,000 feet. It was a tandem jump ... so no need for Emma to get certified or anything, but she looked like a total pro judging from how she stuck the landing.


  15. Senior to skydive in fundraising initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    When Anne Foster of Summerland first heard about her daughter Cathleen Loge's plans to jump out of an airplane to celebrate her upcoming birthday, it didn't take her long to decide she wanted to join in the fun. While this might seem like a fairly normal occurrence, people go skydiving with their kids all the time, after all, it was the first time in Anne's 85 years on the planet that she had even entertained the idea of skydiving.


  16. Online Registration Is Now Open For 2017 Skydiving HOF EventRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Aero-News Network

    Online registration has been opened for the International Skydiving Hall of Fame Celebration event to be held September 21-23 at Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle, IL. The annual weekend fundraiser of jumping, celebration, catching up with old friends and making new ones, and chatting with skydiving's legends has become the "go-to" event for the skydiving community, organizers say.


  17. The journey to confront my rapistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Salon

    Excerpted with permission from " South of Forgiveness " by Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger. Copyright 2017, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. Available for purchase on Amazon , Barnes & Noble and IndieBound .


  18. Unions' anger over 'devastating' closure of Kingsway AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Wirral Globe

    UNIONS have added their weight to condemnation of a Wirral's school impending closure, saying it will devastate the community. News that Kingsway Academy in Leasowe will shut its doors in August next year, for failing to attract sufficient pupil numbers and meet Private Finance Initiative costs, was announced by the Department for Education on Monday.


  19. LocalHow to navigate the Folds of Honor Freedomfest 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... sung, and as the National Guard is doing their flyover, Red Bull is going to jump out of airplanes with their skydiving team and parachute into the festival site, so it's going to be quite an amazing show," said Ryan Howell with the River Parks ...


  20. Former SEAL: Americans Must Unite Against Veteran Suicide This Fourth Of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    The fourth of July holiday is traditionally marked as a time of celebration, but many of the troops who have helped maintain that independence are committing suicide at an alarming rate, noted Patrick Bisher in a piece for Fox News published Sunday. "The factors behind this cruel irony are many and varied.