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1 hr ago | The Peninsula

Parachuting on water

A skier uses a paraglider as he tries to cross a 26-metre long pool of water at the foot of a ski slope at the Bobrovy Log ski resort near Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, yesterday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CBS Local

Authorities: Brooklyn Man, 49, Killed In New Jersey Skydiving Accident

Authorities say a 49-year-old Brookyn man who landed in the backyard of a home after a skydiving accident in southern New Jersey has died.

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Philly.com

Man killed in skydiving accident

SEWELL A Brooklyn, N.Y., man died Sunday during a skydiving jump in which he was wearing a specialized parachute known as a "wing suit," authorities said.

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The New Zealand Herald

Eight killed as skydiving plane crashes in Finland

A small airplane taking a group of skydivers for an Easter Day jump crashed on Sunday in Finland, killing eight people, police said.

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AskMen

Skydiving Lessons

A redneck wanted to learn how to skydive, so he got an instructor and started his lessons.

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NBC Philadelphia

Parachute Fails During Skydiving Jump

As the man drew closer to the ground, his parachute did not open. Emergency Medical Services are on the scene and the individual has been transported via helicopter to a hospital.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC15.com

Insurance won't cover AZ skydiving accident

"She's jumped down there before," said her father. "She is an avid skydiver, and squeezing in one last jump of the day."

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ABC News

PHOTO: Vermont pilot Dan Marcotte survives a fiery crash by parachuting of plane.

A veteran stunt pilot is thankful to be alive after surviving a fiery plane crash by parachuting out of the aircraft just before it crashed onto an interstate near Burlington, Vermont.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Pilot okay after crashing plane on interstate

Vermont State Police say the pilot, and only occupant, sustained minor injuries after parachuting out of the plane before it crashed on Interstate 89N in Highgate, Vt.

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CBC News

Skydiving accident victim's U.S. medical bills mount

Friends and family of a Nova Scotia woman seriously injured in a skydiving accident in the U.S. earlier this month are trying to raise funds to pay for her "astronomical" medical bills.

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Mansfield Chad

Skydiving duo boost Cancer Research

Joe Young and Wendy soar took part in a skydive at Langar Airfield Parachute School as part of their fundraising efforts.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WLNE-TV Providence

Raynham great grandmother goes skydiving for 90th birthday

Julie Phillips has fond memories of her 90th birthday which she recently celebrated.

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Bloomberg

HTC's Wang Parachutes Back to Reverse Falling Phone Sales

When HTC Corp. two years ago first tried to attract attention to its new line of smartphones, the One, it threw a bunch of people out of a plane.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Greenwood woman suffers serious injuries skydiving in U.S.

The family of a Nova Scotia woman seriously injured in a skydiving accident in the United States is trying to get her flown back to Canada.

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Daily Mail

Falconer Jonathan Marshall takes to the skies alongside his feathered friends

I'm like a bird! Obsessed falconer takes to the skies alongside his fearsome feathered friends - and has even TAUGHT his golden eagle to fly But he admits to being jealous of his Harris Hawk and Peregrine Falcon who can fly whenever they please He has also taught a nine-year-old Golden Eagle who he rescued - how to take to the skies Mr Marshall: ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Watch This Breathtaking Video Of Russian Soldiers Parachuting Onto Arctic Ice

More than 50 Russian soldiers parachuted onto drifting Arctic ice near the North Pole last week in a first-ever training exercise, Russia Beyond The Headlines reports.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WorthPlaying

'JetGetters' Kickstarter Campaign Successful, Demo Available NOW

JetGetters is a fastpaced 3D multiplayer shooter, where teams of players fly high in the sky and hijack each other's vehicles in midair.

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Nottingham Evening Post

Laura finds the sky's the limit in challenge

DIGITAL marketing manager Laura Hampton proved she's got a head for heights by competing in the world indoor skydiving championships.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Longtime Islander Ron Kasmuski was afraid of heights.

Times correspondent Jack Shea shares his thoughts on sports on-Island and further afield in this weekly look outside the white lines.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Iom Online

Jurby Motofest promises music, stunts and big screen TT action

Top tribute bands from the UK as well as other attractions from skydiving to a large licensed beer tent await TT fans making the trip to Jurby for the Bikekini Motofest 2014.

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