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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:26:01 GMT

Watch these guys surfing a highline at 75kph  -  Red Bull
The latest video from this multi-talented collective sees them head to the Vercors mountain range in their homeland, where they slice through the air on a 600m-high highline, reaching speeds of up to 75kph zipline-style before using their BASE-jumping ...
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:47:23 GMT

'Death Is Like A Scar': Extreme Skier JT Holmes On Escaping Avalanches and Losing His Best Friends  -  Newsweek
January 14, 2016, the Sierra Nevada mountains, California. Extreme athlete JT Holmes is skiing with friends at around 7,400 feet, when he triggers an avalanche. Holmes, who had helped pioneer and popularize ski BASE jumping—skiing straight off some of ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:22:58 GMT

Valery Rozov Smashes BASE World Record  -  Skydive Mag
Valery Rozov has broken another world record in BASE jumping in the finale of the #FXTMbasejump project. The Red Bull athlete, who partnered with FXTM for the feat, performed a successful jump from Mount Cho Oyu in China at 7700 metres.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:30:51 GMT
New World Record Set by Valery Rozov for the FXTMbasejump Project  -  FX Empire
The broker partnered up with legendary Red Bull sportsman, Valery Rozov, who is renowned for many achievements in BASE jumping and sky diving, most notably his record-breaking jump from the Everest Massif in 2013 at 7220 metres. The FXTMbasejump ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:53:04 GMT

What it looks like to set a BASE jumping record from 25000 feet; video  -  GrindTV (blog)
Valery Rozov, a 51-year-old climber and BASE jumper sponsored by Red Bull, spent 21 days trekking up Mount Cho Oyu — the world's sixth-largest mountain — in the Himalayas in order to break his previous world record for the highest BASE jump, which he ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 16:03:51 GMT

I Flew my Wingsuit into Trees...  -  Skydive Mag
I took a BASE FJC almost exactly 2 years after my first skydive. Shortly after that, I ordered a new Vampire Race. Currently, I've been skydiving for 4 years (900 total / 550 wingsuit), and basejumping for 2 years. I only have about 80 slider-off jumps ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:31:47 GMT

San Diego Wingsuit Jumper Survives 100 MPH Crash in French Alps; Impact Caught on Camera  -  KTLA
Fellow BASE jumpers who visited the crash site a few days later found that Dossantos had flown "through an 8-inch diameter tree trunk" and snapped off the top 20 feet of the tree, according to a Q & A Dossantos did with wingsuit BASE jumping blog ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:08:05 GMT

Video Shows San Diego Man's Wingsuit BASE Jump Crash  -  Patch.com
SAN DIEGO - A San Diego thrill-seeker is recovering from a wingsuit BASE jumping accident which he filmed. Eric Dossantos, who is "active-duty military" according to a GoFundMe page set up to help with the medical bills, was wingsuit jumping in the ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:18:02 GMT

Local Navy pilot jumps from peak with wingsuit, crash lands into trees  -  fox5sandiego.com
SAN DIEGO – A Navy pilot from San Diego is lucky to be telling his story after nearly dying after jumping off a mountain peak in France. Eric Dossantos woke up in a French hospital after his wingsuit stunk failed in late September. Dossantos, an avid ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:45:30 GMT

VIDEO: San Diego daredevil survives BASE jumping crash in Alps  -  10News
SAN DIEGO – A San Diego man is recovering after a harrowing base jumping accident in France last month that was caught on video. Eric Dossantos was wingsuit base jumping in Chamonix, France, on Sept. 29 when he lost altitude and slammed into ...