CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Supersonic skydiver Felix Baumgartner was faster than he or anyone else thought when he jumped from 24 miles up.
Jeremy Jones is one of the top snowboarders in the world. He’s powered his career to new levels without the use of helicopters or snowmobiles in some of the gnarliest terrain on earth. And come Jan. 16, the Truckee-based Jones might also become National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year.
NEW YORK (AP) – When Google announced its plans to fund some 100 new channels of original programming on YouTube, many expected a transformation in television. Google had disrupted other industries and TV appeared to […]
VIENNA (AP) – In tiny Austria, where souvenir shops do brisk business in T-shirts bearing the crossed-out image of a kangaroo, some hope skydiver Felix Baumgartner’s record-breaking jump will mean that – for a while […]
No doubt you’ve heard about Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner. He rode a balloon up 24 miles… jumped out… and reached speeds of 600 miles an hour before opening his chute. Witnesses say he plummeted to […]
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Felix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were […]
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed gracefully on Earth after a 24-mile jump from the stratosphere in a dramatic, record-breaking feat that may also have marked the world’s first supersonic skydive. Baumgartner […]
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall on Tuesday into the New Mexico desert because of high winds. The 43-year-old former military parachutist from Austria […]
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Experienced skydiver and extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner hopes to take the leap of his life on Tuesday, attempting the highest, fastest free fall in history. If he survives, the man dubbed […]