| Jun 13, 2010
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 3:01 AM
| Jan 19, 2010
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...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 9:15 PM
The San Diego Fire Department and Lifeguards were literally over the edge Thursday afternoon, as they had to rescue a paraglider that had crashed onto the rocks at Blacks Beach.
"This is something that everyone trains for and practices, and we do get...
| Apr 14, 2010
American Idol Kris Allen played a private Sacramento show Tuesday night at Cafeteria 15L for listeners of radio station 100.5 The Zone.
The season 8 winner chatted one-on-one with FOX40 before the concert, proving to be as humble and down-to-earth as...
| Apr 18, 2010
The very first pitch Holly Huskey threw in practice for her Little League softball team sailed over the backstop. Huskey's dad, Allen Huskey, who helped coach the team, told his then-10-year-old daughter that pitching probably wasn't going to work out for...
| Apr 30, 2010
| 3:32 PM
PERRIS -- A man who collided with another skydiver during a group jump has died of his injuries.
The victim, identified as a Russian man in his 30s, was in cardiac arrest when airlifted to a trauma center, where he died, according to Dan Chenfeld of...
| Sep 15, 2009
Brandon Hernandez wore green to school last week. It's a tight fit that he's learning did not fit in at a pep rally at Clear Lake High School. Brandon's stint as the "green man" now has some school officials seeing red.
Hernandez was escorted off the...
| Sep 19, 2009
| 11:23 AM
LAKE ELSINORE -- An investigation was underway Saturday into the skydiving death of a 29 year old British man who collided with another skydiver in mid-air, according to the Riverside County coroner.
The incident happened around 11 a.m. Friday about...
| Sep 24, 2009
| 12:41 PM
Richie Richter who grew up in what was then Karl Marx Stadt, East Germany, works as a night clerk in Switzerland and dreams only of getting back to Canada.
Richie is a robust man with spiking sandy-brown hair. Alone each night, he tends the darkened...
| Dec 21, 2004
Swirling over the Grand Canyon at 17,900 feet, paraglider Will Gadd started doing windmills to warm up his hands.
Though he wore thick ice-climbing gloves, his fingers were so cold he had to operate the controls with his wrists.
"It's not the most...
| Apr 20, 2004
Big Two-Hearted River: Part I
Nick looked down into the pool from the bridge. It was a hot day. A kingfisher flew up the stream. It was a long time since Nick had looked into a stream and seen trout. They were very satisfactory. As the shadow of the...