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  • Remains Found on Perris Farm ID'd as Missing Russian Skydiver

    Remains Found on Perris Farm ID'd as Missing Russian Skydiver
    PERRIS, Calif. ( KTLA) -- Police have identified the skydiver found dead on a Riverside County farm as Russian tourist Vladimir Frolov, who had been missing for two months. A Perris farmer discovered the decomposed remains of a skydiver as he plowed...
  • Skydiver Killed in Accident Mid-Competition

    Skydiver Killed in Accident Mid-Competition
    PERRIS (KTLA) -- A 35-year-old skydiver was killed Saturday after an accident caused him to fall to the ground. The skydiver, identified as Sean Carey, was performing a solo maneuver in a skydiving competition at the Perris Valley Skydiving facility on...
  • Skydiving instructor dies during competition

    Skydiving instructor dies during competition
    SAN DIEGO -- An expert San Diego skydiving instructor was killed Saturday in an accident during a competition at Perris Valley Skydiving in Riverside County. Sean Carey, 35, was declared dead shortly before 10 a.m. Saturday at Riverside County Regional...
  • Arts Commission declines 'Skydivers' sculpture

    Due to the need for costly renovations, the city of Newport Beach will not accept a donated bronze sculpture once displayed at Fashion Island. The Newport Beach Arts Commission unanimously voted Thursday to decline the Irvine Co.'s donation of...
  • Crews find balloonist who fell from 17,000 feet amid storm

    Crews find balloonist who fell from 17,000 feet amid storm
    A search-and-rescue team on Monday found the body of a missing hot air balloonist who had crashed in Georgia three days earlier. Acting on a tip from a witness who saw an object falling Friday, authorities dispatched a helicopter in the direction she...
  • 104-year-old Jumps Off 2,400-Foot Cliff, Hopes to Reclaim Record

    104-year-old Jumps Off 2,400-Foot Cliff, Hopes to Reclaim Record
    CYPRUS -- She has lived through two world wars. She witnessed the reign of no less than five monarchs and 26 prime ministers. And she was friends with a survivor of the Titanic disaster. Now 104-yerar-old Peggy McAlpine is hoping to enter the Guinness...
  • B.C. glider instructor accused of swallowing evidence in student's falling death

    B.C. glider instructor accused of swallowing evidence in student's falling death
    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,...
  • Boyfriend Yells 'Hang On! I Love You' Prior To Hang-Glider's Deadly Plunge

    Boyfriend Yells 'Hang On! I Love You' Prior To Hang-Glider's Deadly Plunge
    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...
  • Skydiving Sex

    Skydiving Sex
    It was porn in the sky when an adult film actor/skydiving instructor jumped out of a plane and engaged in adult activity with a woman while freefalling. The "gentleman" lost his teaching job when he posted video of his exploits on his adult only website...
  • Girl Spends Summer Selling Flowers To Buy Christmas Gifts For Needy Kids

    Girl Spends Summer Selling Flowers To Buy Christmas Gifts For Needy Kids
    A selfless six-year-old girl is proving you can be little and still make a big difference in the community. Maggie Hartman, is a first grader at Park Elementary School in Hudsonville, and a florist in the making. She spent the summer growing her own...
  • Skydiver writes book after surviving deadly crash

    Skydiver writes book after surviving deadly crash
    SAN DIEGO - The pictures from April 25, 1992, come from a moment that Dan Brodsky-Chenfield can't remember, but will never forget. “Everything was just your average day,” Brodsky-Chenfeld said about that day when his skydive team went to...
  • Seeking thrills? Try hang gliding!

    Seeking thrills? Try hang gliding!
    Seeking thrills in Central Florida, or something different than the theme park experience when friends and family visit? Check out Wallaby Ranch in Davenport, and see their daily hang gliding flights. Wallaby Ranch, located near Celebration, is a...