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  • Pilot killed in hang glider crash during San Bernardino aerobatics contest

     
    A 60-year-old man has died after his hang glider broke during a San Bernardino aerobatics event and he fell 300 feet to the ground, authorities said Monday. Thomas Richard Mayer of Carpinteria was performing a loop at Andy Jackson Air......
  • Extra insurance for adventure sports a good idea

    Speeding high over the Costa Rican jungle on a zip line sounded like a thrilling way for Jerry Shirley of Denver to see the lush tropical terrain around the coastal town of Jaco. All went well until he realized during his fifth ride that the leather...
  • COMIC-CON 2010: A new generation of heroines

     
    The dawn of the geek girl and the empowered woman is not upon us; it's actually been here for quite some time. And, evident in its programming, Comic-Con has known this for a while, with its many femme-centric panels (as......
  • Tony Robbins says new show 'Breakthrough' can't fail

     
    Tony Robbins doesn't care if you chuckle at his infomercials or if you recognize him by his big head or his perfect pearly whites. Just don't call him "Mr. Positive Thinking" or even "Mr. Motivational." "I don't believe in positive......
  • Lots of outdoor things to do in Charlotte Harbor

     
    Here's a pitch for the folks at Charlotte Harbor about all the outdoor activities available there. Sounds good, especially when the weather gets cooler. Read on: Want to kayak remote, wild areas, learn to skydive, sail or see the best private collection...
  • Jonas Brothers Land Disney Channel Series

    It's about time the Jonas Brothers landed their own TV series. The pop-rock trio will be featured in their own reality series on The Disney Channel. With the working title "Jonas Brothers: Living the Dream," the series will follow the lives of Kevin,...
  • Hang Glider Pilot Killed, Another Critically Injured During Competition

    Hang Glider Pilot Killed, Another Critically Injured During Competition
    SAN BERNARDINO-- One hang glider pilot died and another was critically injured after plummeting hundreds of feet to the ground during a hang gliding competition. The accident happened at Andy Jackson Air Park during the Crestline Soaring Society...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Taking the plunge

    Have you ever jumped out of an airplane? I haven't. It's called skydiving. You climb into a small plane, then go higher and higher as everything below you gets smaller and smaller — buildings, people, even squirrels, which are pretty small to...
  • 07/01/10 - iFLY Indoor Skydiving Deal

  • Paraglider Reported Missing off Newport Beach

    Paraglider Reported Missing off Newport Beach
    NEWPORT BEACH -- Authorities are searching the waters off Newport Beach for a paraglider who was reported missing. A group of surfers reporting seeing a paraglider go down about 5 p.m. Sunday about one mile west of 36th Street in Newport Beach, said...
  • How to fly high above (and beyond) I-Drive

    How to fly high above (and beyond) I-Drive
    Nowhere are there more daydreams about air travel than on a congested highway. So where better to put signage that touts helicopter rides "from $20" than Interstate 4? Air Florida Helicopter Charters, based on International Drive, backs up to I-4 and...
  • Volkswagen GTI appeals to fast crowd

    Volkswagen GTI appeals to fast crowd
    The Volkswagen GTI is an acquired taste, like skydiving, bronco riding, sword swallowing or watching the Cubs and Bears. That means this performance compact isn't for everyone; it's for enthusiasts who measure its appeal more by how fast, rather than how...