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  • Red Bull Flug Tag Preview/Special Olympics

    Gayle Anderson was live in Long Beach with a preview of Saturday's Red Bull Flugtag. The event challenges the brave and brainy to design, build and pilot homemade flying machines off a 30-foot high flight deck in hopes of soaring into the wild blue...
  • August 31: Midday Fix - Adrenaline Junkie Date Ideas

    August 31: Midday Fix - Adrenaline Junkie Date Ideas
    PJ Osgood Whether you're free-falling from thousands of feet in the air or driving at 90 mph on a test track, experiencing these types of adrenaline rushes with your mate releases endorphins and not only makes for an unforgettable date, but also...
  • Record-setting aviator Joe Kittinger details his high-flying life

    Record-setting aviator Joe Kittinger details his high-flying life
    Orlando's hall-of-fame aviator Joe Kittinger begins his new book with a moment just before he leaped from a balloon nearly 20 miles up at the edge of space. "The disc of the sun is sharp and brilliant against the ebony backdrop of deep space," the...
  • Paralyzed Teen Skydives by Himself

    Paralyzed Teen Skydives by Himself
    A lot of people love extreme sports, but Jarrett martin is definitely one of a kind. A year after a crippling accident he's pushing the limit again, skydiving all by himself. Martin was paralyzed from the chest down in August 2009 when cliff jumping...
  • Former Elmhurst College student gets probation, fine for hate crime

    Former Elmhurst College student gets probation, fine for hate crime
  • Powered Paraglider Crashes into Power Line

    Powered Paraglider Crashes into  Power Line
    Tense moments after Kara Gridley, riding in a powered paraglider, crashed into some power lines. "Oh, she hit. I grabbed the phone and dialed 911," witness Becky Burrow said. "When PG&E arrived, they checked and it was still carrying 7,200 volts of...
  • Firefighters Rescue Paraglider Hanging From Power Lines

    Firefighters Rescue Paraglider Hanging From Power Lines
    NEVADA COUNTY--A crowd watched intently as a woman in a power-paraglider crashed into high voltage power lines, dangling there until she was rescued. Cal Fire and Pacific Gas and electric crews gathered at the scene at around 5:00 p.m. Saturday to find...
  • iFly Seattle: Skydiving indoors

    iFly Seattle: Skydiving indoors
    A new company offers customers the unique sensation of skydiving- indoors! iFly Seattle is a brand news vertical wind tunnel facility in Tukwila. Using huge fans, you can literally float and experience the sensation of free-fall in a safe and...
  • Little Fort Atkinson acts bigger

    Little Fort Atkinson acts bigger
    FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — I've been trying to think of the term for that particular experience of entering a seemingly small space only to discover it's much larger. Until I can remember the right word for that phenomenon — if the word really...
  • First-year Stevenson stuns CNU 46-43 in double overtime

    OWINGS MILLS, MD. – Christopher Newport's football program is just 11 years old, but the Captains were the grand old veterans last night when they visited Stevenson, which was playing its first home football game ever. If the fledging Stevenson program...
  • Sunflower House to Host Fundraiser

    Sunflower House to Host Fundraiser
    Sunflower House child advocacy center will host it's annual fundraiser "Take an Extreme Step to Stop Child Abuse." It's a fundraiser to earn a skydiving trip. For more information go to www.firstgiving.com or www.sunflowerhouse.org.