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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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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Dallas Morning News

A timeless G.I. Joe descends upon Dallas for fans at convention

Convention attendees launch a brigade of parachuting G.I. Joe action figures from the 12th floor of the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion.

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Canada.com

One more dive from the heavens: Steve Verner makes peace with skydiving after near fatal accident

Steve Verner fell in love with skydiving the moment he dropped into the sky: He experienced in that first, brief free fall every emotion he had ever known.

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Universe Today

Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock

A multiple frame picture of the rock falling, taken from a video taken during a skydive in 2012.

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CBS News

"World's sexiest daredevil" jumps off cliffs in her sartorial best

You might expect Roberta Mancino to be into fashion. After all, she is a model. What you may not expect upon first glance is that this 33-year-old is also one of the best extreme athletes on the planet and the owner of three skydiving world records.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Criminal Report Daily

Mysterious Object in Skydiving Video Identified

Dozens of videos of the Russian meteor were uploaded to Youtube soon after impact on the morning of Feb. 15, 2013, many of which originated from vehicle dashboard cameras .

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TechEBlog

24 Cool and Random Facts You Probably Didn't Know About

Did you know that the sport of banzai skydiving actually exists? That's right, it involves throwing a parachute out of a plane and then jumping after it, the aim being to freefall to the ground.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Wednesday's Child: Wesley

Fifteen-year-old Wesley likes to have new adventures. So when iFLY in Frisco invited him to go indoor skydiving without having to jump out of a plane, he was in.

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Where Toronto

For the Thrill Seeker: 5 Thrilling Edmonton Attractions

You only need 60 seconds to pack in all the thrills that skydiving has to offer! Whether you want to take the plunge for the first time or are an experienced jumper, dive from Canada's fastest jump plane to experience an exhilarating 120 mph freefall.

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Roll Call

Congress: For the Sake of Your Staff, Find a Way to Unplug | Commentary

Spring is here! Blossoms are forming on trees, winter coats are being stored in closets and for congressional staff that means ... more hard work.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Sussex Express

Daredevil jump from Little Horsted church

If you went down to a church in Little Horsted this weekend, you might have been surprised to see dozens of teddy bears parachuting down from the bell tower.

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CTV

More seniors are taking up extreme activities such as skydiving and...

More seniors are willing to push their physical limits with activities like skydiving and zip-lining, but Canadian trauma doctors are warning that there could be a price to pay for extreme sports in your golden years.

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TIME.com

Up in the Sky-It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's the FBI

You never know how and where the bad guys are going to strike next. That explains the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team 's need for "advanced skydiving techniques and training"-so the good guys can also strike in unexpected ways, like from above.

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Russia Taday

North Pole parachuting: Russian paratroopers land on drifting ices in drills

Russia's Airborne Troops have parachute-landed on drifting iceflows in the Arctic Ocean near the North Pole in a first-ever daredevil training search-and-rescue operation.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

NJ.com

Navy Leapfrogs parachuting into Citizens Bank Park

When the Phillies open the home portion of their schedule at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, the game ball will be delivered by The Leapfrogs -- the Naval parachute team -- and on Monday the group released a video of what it looks like to skydive into the ballpark.

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Daily Mail

Watch: the amazing video of the U.S. Navy parachute team's daring...

Watch: the amazing video of the U.S. Navy parachute team's daring jump into San Diego stadium for baseball home opener Ever wondered what it's like to parachute into a sports stadium full of tens of thousands of screaming fans? Well, now you don't have to because the US Navy Skydiving Team - aka The Leap Frogs - has done it for you ... and filmed ... (more)

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