| May 21, 2011
| 7:48 AM
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...
| May 23, 2011
| 10:40 PM
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....
| May 23, 2011
| 8:29 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Water skier, model, national champion -- Krista 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...
| May 30, 2011
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...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:55 PM
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,...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:49 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:18 PM
This weekend you may be wondering 'is it a bird? is it a plane?". No, it's not Superman. But these people can fly.
On Friday a group of hang gliders and paragliders got in a few flights in Eagle Rock. The wind was blowing just enough for them to soar...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 10:16 PM
While the Empire State Building lights up the night sky in red, white and blue this holiday weekend, it's lights out for another city landmark: Brooklyn's very own Eiffel Tower, the iconic Parachute Jump at Coney Island.
The $1.5 million lighting...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time.
From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Amanda Wroten used to have handicapped plates on her car. Now, the personalized tag on her 2010 Ford Escape reads, "MY SUMIT."
That message serves to remind her how far she's come.
Once a 200-pound high schooler with hereditary knee problems severe...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 6:13 PM
MARION, Montana -- A quadriplegic skydiver plunged 18,000 feet to his death because he was unable to manually deploy his parachute, and his emergency chute was not set to automatically release, authorities said on Monday.
Zack Fogle, 27, of Kingston,...