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Plane Chase

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Two French wingsuit flyers have completed an incredible jump. The Soul Flyers, known for their heads down tandem acrobatic base jumps take their flight skills to a new level while chasing a plane down the side of a mountain. With over a 100 test jumps, the pair's honed flight techniques allow them to enter a door on the plane. After...

Night Riding in Chamonix

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Speed Rider Valentin Delluc rides the Bossons glacier in Charmonix France with his speed wing lit up with 60 feet of LED lighting.

2017 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championship

2017 USPA National Collegiate Parachuting Championship
The United States Parachute Association's National Collegiate Parachuting Championship took place from December 27th, 2017 to January 2nd, 2018 at the Florida Skydiving Center in Lakes Wales, Florida. The collegiate championship has taken place since 1958, hosted with the intention of promoting safety, competition, sportsmanship, and camaraderie among college skydivers, and opens the door for college students to compete. According to...

British Army Sergeant Faces Retrial for Attempted Murder of Wife

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Sergeant Emile Cilliers, a member of the Royal Army Physical Training Corps, is now facing a retrial for the attempted murder of his wife after the jury was dismissed for failing to reach a verdict. In April of 2015, on Easter Sunday, Victoria Cilliers plummeted 4,000 feet when both of her parachutes failed. She suffered multiple, near-fatal injuries, including a...

The 9th Annual FAI World Cup of Canopy Flying

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The 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Flying wrapped up earlier this month, taking place from November 27th to December 1st, 2017 at Skydive Dubai. The annual event brought together 94 total competitors from 25 nations. For many competitors, it was their first time competing in an international championship. The competition was made up of three events over the week...

Weightless

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Well thought out scenese containing the best of Jean-Baptiste Chandelier story telling videography. Shot in Portugal, France, Brazil, and South Africa

217-way 3 points Sequential World Record

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A new world record for a 3 point sequential large formation jump was recorded on October 27, 2017, in Eloy, Arizona. Skydivers from around the world gathered at Skydive Arizona's Sequential Games 2017 with the intent of breaking records. The event actually ended without the record but the group of 217 jumpers was determined and voted to pay for two...

Texas Congressmen Introduce Bill After 2016 Balloon Crash

Three Texas Congressmen have introduced a bill following a fatal hot air balloon crash in July, 2016. The crash happened near Lockhart, Texas last year and all 16 passengers were killed. Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the FAA’s lax oversight of balloon pilots contributed to the crash. The bill comes on the heels of that...

2nd Annual FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships

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Over the weekend, 23 nations met for the second annual FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships. The competition, which took place October 20th-22nd, was held at the SkyVenture wind tunnel in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The event drew 200 competitors and was full of exciting action. This event included Artistic and Formation Skydiving, with athletes competing in 4-way, 2-way, and individual. In...

Scariest Base Jump Ever?

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Two base jumpers, Andrew Toyer and Mick Hill, walk the plank before they reach the exit point. According to Andrew, "...was the scariest walk and pre-jump ever, the jump itself pales in comparison to the walk". The walk consisted of scratching their way along a narrow beam that's over 500 feet above the ground.

Skydiver Gets Pants Pulled Off

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While this video appears to be somewhat staged, it is still worth a view to watch someone try and land with their pants down. Miles Mortensen appears to have his leg straps inside of his pants which leads us to believe that he was in on this gag. The pants wouldn't have of come down with the straps on the...

The Sights and Wonders of the Albuquerque Balloon Festival 2017

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Festival has been wowing visitors from all over the world for over 46 years and the 2017 festival was no different. This year past records were shattered, attendance numbers soared, and visitors were treated to magnificent sights. This is the largest international balloon festival. At some of the festival's events, the crowd size has soared over...

Paramotor Pilot’s Perfect Emergency Landing in Hawaii

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A paramotor pilot in Hawaii had a lucky escape as he was able to navigate to a rocky beach landing on the island of Oahu. In March of 2017, the pilot was paramotoring over the ocean enjoying breathtaking views of the Hawaiian Islands as well as two whales beneath him. He decides to move in closer to try to get...

The Art of Indoor Skydiving with Maja

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At the age of 17, Maja Kuczyńska is setting the world of indoor skydiving on fire. In 2015 Maja won the title of Junior World Champion in the Freestyle Category at the first World Skydiving Championships in Prague. Over 2 million people have viewed a Facebook video of her highlight reel (shown below). https://www.facebook.com/redbull/videos/1522346941179559/ Born in Warsaw, Poland, Maja traveled throughout...

Perrine Bridge Base Jump Record Broken Again

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Danny Weiland has set a new base jump record at Perrine Bridge. Again. Weiland successfully jumped from the Twin Falls, Idaho bridge, floating into the Snake River Canyon, and making his way back to the top a total of 64 times in a 24 hour period. That is two, and 2/3 jumps every hour, or three jumps an hour for...

Bad Day Paragliding

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You know your having a bad day when you invert your paraglider only to fall through your canopy. For most pilots this would be enough bad luck for one day but this pilot didn't stop there. With a leg intertwined with the main canopy lines he somehow manages to throw his reserve below him, only to fall through his...

USPA National Skydiving Championships 2017

On October 1st, the 2017 United States Parachute Associations National Championship came to a close. For two weeks, Skydive Perris in California was home to over 500 competitors from all over the United States and abroad. Each day parachutes filled the sky, competing for the title of national champion in several events. For the first time since 2005 Skydive...

Home Flight

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Jean-Baptiste Chandelier has created another exceptional video the way that he only knows how.

Drone Piloting Onto, Inside, and Under a Moving Train

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Paul Nurkkala, a camera drone operator, performs possibly the best flight ever of a camera drone while piloting on top of, inside of, and under a moving train.

Paragliding World Cup Tour, Brazil 2017

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Between September 3rd and September 9th, 2017 the Paragliding World Cup Tour visited beautiful Pico Do Gaviao in Brazil. Pico Do Gaviao, Hawk's peak in English, is the summit of a mountain range near Andradas, Brazil, in the southern portion of the state of Minas Gerais. The location overlooks several cities, has hosted both national and international events in...