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Rope Swing from Paraglider

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Captured and submitted by professional BASE jumper Quentin Luçon. Quentin and friends team up to make one unique rope swing out of thin air in the Swiss Alps.

Miles Above the Rest – A Base Jump World Record

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Miles Daisher is no stranger to the BASE jumping world, as a matter of fact, he is somewhat of a legend amongst the BASE jumping community. He holds the world record for the most lifetime BASE jumps (over 4500) and the most BASE jumps in a year (737 jumps). Living within one mile of the world's most iconic BASE...

Electrics Wow at AirVenture

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Is it a bird? It's a plane. No, it's a flying mattress! Ultralight aircraft news is all a flutter over the electric-powered prototype that took to the air at EAA AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Lots of cheering spectators were heard at Lake Winnebago as the flying mattress, as some would describe its appearance, took to the sky during flight...

World Hang Gliding Championship – Class II

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This weekend the 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championships wrapped up with some exciting conditions and thrilling action. This year, the World Hang Gliding Championships Class 2 was held from July 24th - August 6th at Aspres-sur-Buech in the Hautes-Alpes, in the south of France. Accomplished pilot Manfred Ruhmer took the gold. Class 2 hang gliding is unique,...

Red Bull Flugtag Pittsburgh

Red Bull Flugtag Pittsburghvideo
 The famous (or infamous) human-powered flight competition, Red Bull Flugtag, announced its winner for the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta event. The winner is determined based on three criteria: design creativity, team showmanship and, lastly, flight distance. There are no limits as to whom can enter, and the competition consists of everyday people trying to build gliders in their garages. The winners this...

Launch Pad in Australia is Finally Legal!

Quinns Rocks Hang Gliding
The hang gliding community near Wanneroo city in Australia has been delivered good news recently as the Wanneroo city council to approve a formal launch site near Quinns Rocks and Jindalee. The people at HGAWA (the Hang Gliding Association of WA) celebrated the decision glee fully on July 25th 20017some time after delivering their development application to have an...

Base Jump from 22,000 Feet

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With a goal of becoming the first person to base jump the highest jumpable peaks on seven continents, Valery Rozov takes on South America with a jump from the Huascarán in Peru at 22,000 feet in elevation. He currently holds the world record for highest base jump for his leap off the north peak of  Mount Everest at a height of...

World’s Oldest Skydiver

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As of July 2017 Kenny Meyer of Sussex, New Jersey has become the oldest living skydiver. The 102-year-old resident of a small town woke up to a full English breakfast at 6 a.m. and got ready for his first skydiving excursion. Before leaving with his wife, this senior with a zest for life took his usual pills at around 7:50...

Hang Glider Snaps – Reserve Ride

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When performing stunts, the pilot must always be capable of deploying their reserve effectively, even under high G-forces. This pilots demonstrates an effective pull after snapping his glider in half. The snap came  after pulling up after a high G-dive.

Base Jumping from a Wind Turbine

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Two base jumpers climb a wind turbine and take the plunge from 200 feet.

Airplane Lands on Freeway

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A small aircraft made an emergency landing on a busy New York State highway.

Paragliding Drop from Hot Air Balloon

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Thomas Schäfer drops from 10,000 feet while harnessed from the bottom of hot air balloon. Filmed in Germany.

Zapata Flyboard

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The Zapata Flyboard Air is manufactured by Zapata Racing. Top speed is over 90 mph with a ceiling of 10,000 feet. It will fly for approximately 10 minutes before the backpack fuel tank needs to be replaced. If you would like to purchase one of these boards for personal use you are out of luck. The Flyboard Air is currently...

Skydiving Ballet at Eighty Three

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An 86 year old grandmother mixes up her ballerina, platform diving, & trampoline experience in freefall.

Paraplegic woman Flies Wingsuit Again

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Paraplegic woman flies again in a wingsuit after a base jumping accident left her paralyzed.

Paraglider Drop over the Matterhorn

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5 time Red Bull X-Alp Champion jumps from a helicopter in preparation of the competition. Chrigel Maurer unique method of jumping his brand new paraglider shows how confident he is of flying in the mountains. Just a few weeks later after this jump he would go on to win the Red Bull X-Alps competition for the fifth time.

Speed Hang Gliding With Wolfgang

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Wolfgang Siess stuffs the tube down the side Glungezer Peak southeast of Innsbruck in Austria.

Red Bull X-Alps 2017

Red Bull X-Alps 2017
WINNERS OF THE 2017 RED BULL X-Alps RACE 1st - Christian Maurer (10 days 23 hours) 2nd - Benoit Outters (11 days 1 hour) 3rd - Paul Guschlbauer (5km from goal) Red Bull X-Alps is a biannual race in the Alps that brings together the best athletes to either paraglide or walk. This year, 31 athletes have taken the challenge with athletes from Italy,...

Red Bull Chain Reaction

Red Bull produced this movie to show off all of it's extreme air sports athletes which encompasses skydiving, basejumping, wingsuiting, and one stunt pilot. Six months in the making this air sports video is based in eastern Utah in the Moab desert.  

The Largest Night Formation in History

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On February 11-12, 2017 a group of international canopy flyers gathered the Florida Skydiving Center with a goal to set the largest night canopy formation.