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  • Beauty queens, advocates and much more

    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...
  • William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success

    William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success
    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...
  • Man dies in tragic, mysterious skydiving accident

    Man dies in tragic, mysterious skydiving accident
    A tragic skydiving accident led to the death of 51-year-old man who made a jump over the City of Snohomish on August 18. Cal B. McKibbon, a 52-year-old man from Lyndon, WA was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after both of his parchutes...
  • Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive

    Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive
    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...
  • Skydiver Injured At Perris Airfield

    Skydiver Injured At Perris Airfield
    PERRIS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A skydiver was injured Friday afternoon after his parachute deflated and he fell 100 feet to the ground. Riverside County firefighters responded about 1:30 p.m.to Perris Valley Skydiving and found the man responsive but suffering...
  • Celebrating the flying 'birdmen'

    NEWPORT BEACH — With aircraft made of little more than bamboo and plastic sheets, a ragtag group of aerial adventurers threw themselves off a hilltop here on May 23, 1971, launching what became known as the birth of the hang gliding renaissance....
  • Pro water skier puts her body on the line

    Pro water skier puts her body on the line
    SAN DIEGO -- Water skier, model, national champion --┬áKrista Rogers can do it all. The Carlsbad resident especially loves to jump. “I went skydiving this summer. I went hang-gliding. I've done a lot of things that should get your adrenaline...
  • Put your stress on vacation

    Put your stress on vacation
    Got stress? If you answered no, hooray for you! (And, by the way, what planet are you from?) But if you answered yes (like any normal member of the human race), you're likely heartened by the arrival of vacation season. Just the ticket for a little...
  • Kara Flies With US Army Parachute Team Golden Knights!

    Kara Flies With US Army Parachute Team Golden Knights!
    During the 2011 Dakota Thunder Air show Saturday at Ellsworth AFB the U.S. Army Parachute Team the "Golden Knights" gave Magic 93.9's Kara McKenzie the chance to board their aircraft and watch the Gold Team Jump. Gold Team Roster: SFC JD Berentis,...
  • Apodaca: Summer signals a time to let go

    June is a time of changes. All over Newport-Mesa, families enjoy the beginning of summer. Children finish another year of school, graduation ceremonies are held, and plans for the future are made. I often tell my two sons that change happens whether we...
  • Wiped out? Reset your mind-set

    Wiped out? Reset your mind-set
    Does work have you wiped out? Or could you simply use a break from everyday life, but don't have time to spend a week in a spa or fly off to the south of France? Rejuvenation is at hand -- we have some ideas to help you recharge your batteries. Get a...
  • Paramotoring over the St. Johns River

    Paramotoring over the St. Johns River
    Drifting low over the St. Johns River, you can see everything. The winding, lazy flow of the north-flowing river sparkles through to a sea of grass. “Ever since I remember, I wanted to fly,” says Eric Dufour, who runs Paratour, a business in...