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26 min ago | ITV

Stephen goes skydiving days after surgery

A teenager suffering from terminal cancer has smashed his fundraising target of A 1m for the Teenage Cancer Trust, but item No.2 on his bucket list was skydiving.

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4 hrs ago | MyFoxPhilly

Man Killed in Monroe Township Skydiving Accident

A 49-year-old man from Brooklyn, New York, died on Sunday afternoon while skydiving at Freefall Adventures in Monroe Township, New Jersey.

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6 hrs ago | CNN

The secret to human flight? This suit

The suits turn the human body into an "airfoil" -- a curved wing that produces lift by allowing air to flow faster over the wing than under it.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

Skydiving mishap shows high cost of high-risk holidays

Insurance specialists advise Canadians who participate in extreme activities such as skydiving during trips abroad to study their travel insurance policies to see whether they would be covered in case of injury.

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10 hrs ago | Wisbech Standard

GALLERY: March brother and sister do tandem skydive for Cancer...

A brother and sister jumped out of a plane at 12,000 ft to raise more than 930 for Cancer Research UK.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Castanet.net

Injured skydiver to return

A British Columbia woman who was seriously injured after a skydiving accident in Arizona is expected to be transported back to Canada.

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CBC News

B.C. woman injured in skydiving accident in Arizona coming home

Markey's family has managed to secure an air ambulance to bring her home from Arizona, where her medical bills have climbed to more than $500,000 since her skydiving accident April 6. Markey's medical ordeal began when her parachute collapsed while she was on a jump in Arizona.

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AVweb

Eight Killed In Finnish Skydiving Crash

Over the North Pacific in the middle of the night, we were catching up to a slower aircraft below us as we were coming up to a... The European Aviation Safety Agency is moving quickly on aircraft certification reform, and the the FAA is falling behind.

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Daily Mail

Pictured: Skydiver, 49, who plunged to his death landing in a...

Grads of $35,000-a-year prep school were 'masterminds behind heavily-armed drug ring at posh Philadelphia colleges and high schools' that they infiltrated by coaching lacrosse teams Top Hollywood bosses - including former Fox head, an ex-Disney TV president and a Broadway producer - accused alongside X-men director Bryan Singer of abusing boys Teen ... (more)

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

No ordinary Joe: Fans go wild for G.I. Joe

As a veteran of countless military campaigns and death-defying adventures, G.I. Joe has seen it all.

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Philly.com

Sad end for a man who loved skydiving

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man who died Sunday in Sewell during a skydiving jump loved the sport so much that he was willing to risk death, his son said.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Medical Daily

Risky Business: Taking Risks Isn't Only Good For Your...

Taking risks may sometimes be scary, but if you can get over that fear, there's a lot to learn from them.

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Squamish Chief

Fundraiser set for Squamish skydiver

Kenzie Markey, 32, who lives in Squamish, was skydiving in Phoenix Arizona when a jump went wrong on April 6. Kenzie Markey, 32, who lives in Squamish, was skydiving in Phoenix Arizona when a jump went wrong on April 6. One smash on the ground is not going to keep Kenzie Markey down, says a friend of the skydiver whose jump went terribly wrong on ... (more)

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Gawker

Skydiver Dives Into Dye Family's Dyed Easter Egg Hunt, Dies

A 49-year-old New York man fell to his death after his parachute failed to open while he was skydiving.

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Crawley Observer

Mother and son to skydive for charity

A mother and son have taken up a skydiving challenge to raise money for the Care for the Wild wildlife charity.

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Wall Street Journal

Eight Killed in Plane Crash in Finland

Police and investigators said eight parachutists died when a light utility aircraft suddenly fell from the sky over a popular skydiving site Sunday in Jamijarvi, a small town in Western Finland some 150 miles by road from Helsinki.

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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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