Posts Tagged ‘parachute’

Speedflying between Buildings (Video)

Speedflying between Buildings (Video)

Derek Dutton swoops between two high-rise buildings in Hawaii.

BASE Jumper Maria Steinmayr Survives Parachute Malfunction in Spain (Video)

BASE Jumper Maria Steinmayr Survives Parachute Malfunction in Spain (Video)

Austrian BASE jumper Maria Steinmayr miraculously survived a failed jump from Gran Bali Hotel in Benidorm, Spain. Steinmayr was competing in the BASE Jump Extreme World Championship when her parachute malfunctioned, making her crash against the building several times before landing on the 10th floor. She managed to walk away with only bumps and bruises.

Army Paratrooper’s Parachute Accidentally Deploys inside Plane (Video)

Army Paratrooper’s Parachute Accidentally Deploys inside Plane (Video)

An army paratrooper gets sucked out of a plane when his reserve parachute gets deployed early. Supposedly he was fine, except of the fact that he landed way off his target and that he will hear about it for the rest of his life from his buddies.

Parasledding (Video)

Parasledding (Video)

Eric Oddy attaches a parachute to his snowmobile and goes parasledding…

Parachute Malfunction Followed by Mid Air Collision (Video)

Parachute Malfunction Followed by Mid Air Collision (Video)

Skydiver’s parachute gets tangled up and then his buddy crashes into his chute. Luckily, he was able to open his yellow back-up parachute and land safely.

Skydiving Grandma Nearly Falls Out of Tandem Harness (Video)

Skydiving Grandma Nearly Falls Out of Tandem Harness (Video)

An 80-year-old grandma went skydiving for her birthday and almost fell out of the tandem harness because it wasn’t properly adjusted prior to exit. Of course, the fact that she was clinging to the door and her skydiving instructor forced her to jump out of the plane didn’t help either.

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

Gary Connery Skydives from 2400ft without a Parachute (Video)

British stuntman Gary Connery has become the first man to jump 2400 feet without a parachute. The 42-year-old wingman skydived from a helicopter above Ridge Wood, Buckinghamshire, and landed in an area covered with 18,600 cardboard boxes.

Aircraft Rolls with a Man on the Wing (Video)

Aircraft Rolls with a Man on the Wing (Video)

Meanwhile, in Iceland…O-M-G, did you see that?!

BASE Jump Within a BASE Jump (Video)

BASE Jump Within a BASE Jump (Video)

This is the craziest jump I’ve ever seen. It’s an older video, but chances are you missed it also.

Eagle Crashes into Paraglider in India (Video)

Eagle Crashes into Paraglider in India (Video)

A Russian man was paragliding above Indian Himalayas in Bir, when an eagle flew into his Axis Mercury 2008 paraglider and got tangled up in the wing’s risers(strings). They both went crashing down, but the pilot used the reserve parachute and everything ended well. Even the eagle survives.