| Apr 23, 2011
| 6:10 PM
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.
| May 4, 2011
| 5:46 PM
If you google Brandon Heroux and find a young man throwing the javelin, you've got the William and Mary junior who won that event at last weekend's Penn Relays.
The Brandon Heroux skydiving at 10,000 feet and zip-lining from cliff to cliff is another...
| May 11, 2011
| 12:49 AM
Karthik Balakrishnan was to return to his native India next week to help support his parents.
But before he left, the software engineer wanted to follow his passion and parachute solo for the first time.
“None of us liked it because we knew the...
| Sep 21, 2010
A 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...
| Oct 9, 2010
Tense moments after Kara Gridley, riding in a powered paraglider, crashed into some power lines.
"Oh, she hit. I grabbed the phone and dialed 911," witness Becky Burrow said.
"When PG&E arrived, they checked and it was still carrying 7,200 volts of...
| Oct 10, 2010
| 5:37 PM
NEVADA COUNTY--A crowd watched intently as a woman in a power-paraglider crashed into high voltage power lines, dangling there until she was rescued.
Cal Fire and Pacific Gas and electric crews gathered at the scene at around 5:00 p.m. Saturday to find...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Somewhere in the whitened wilderness outside Mount Snow, Vt., as the wind whips through acres of huddled pines, comes the thick drone of a herd of high-powered snowmobiles.
It's the only way to go.
"It's a totally different experience," said Mark...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 10:02 AM
My name is Jennifer and the absolute love of my life is Neal. Neal and I met back in November, 2008 at work. I was new there, and the first time I saw him, I immediately went weak at the knees. Being the boss’s daughter though, there was a lot at...
| May 4, 2012
| 6:40 AM
Lenami Godinez-Avila had just started a tandem hang-gliding flight with an instructor – a gift from her boyfriend – when she fell from the glider, plunging hundreds of feet to her death Saturday in a heavily wooded part of western Canada,...
| May 29, 2012
| 3:08 PM
Do you have a bucket list? Well, it was what was on Laverne Everett's bucket list that almost caused her to kick the bucket. The little lady wanted to let the good times roll for her birthday. So, she decided to do something that would have many "young-...
| Jun 6, 2012
Three years ago, ahead of the Chicago Air and Water Show, I got the incredible opportunity to skydive for the first time with the U.S. Army Golden Knights. There are not enough adjectives to describe how impressive they are. The experience led to my...
| May 7, 2012
| 2:21 PM
BRITISH COLUMBIA -- Hang-gliding enthusiasts gathered at the site of a fellow flier's death over the weekend as witnesses recalled the last words the victim's boyfriend yelled during her deadly flight.
Lenami Godinez-Avila, 27, was on her first flight on...