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Jay Rawe Doesn't Like Being Grounded

Jay Rawe Doesn't Like Being Grounded

After he broke his back in a 480-foot fall, the BASE jumper's life changed. Now he's rediscovering how to catch air by throwing backflips in a sitski.

Megan Michelson
Feb 27, 2019
Saving BASE Jumping’s Most Famous Party

Saving BASE Jumping’s Most Famous Party

Since about 1977, West Virginia’s New River Gorge Bridge has been the site of Bridge Day, an iconic BASE jumping party that’s seen some rough years lately. Will this most storied of adrenaline-junkie events survive?

Tik Root
Dec 21, 2017
BASE Jumping...into a Plane

BASE Jumping...into a Plane

Red Bull and the aerialists at Soul Flyers linked up to pull off this insane maneuver—guiding their wingsuits into a plane's cargo hold.

Nov 30, 2017
What It's Like to Be Pro BASE Jumper Sean Chuma

What It's Like to Be Pro BASE Jumper Sean Chuma

Sean Chuma is one of the best aerialists in professional BASE Jumping. As an instructor, he's spent countless flights performing acrobatic maneuvers that he attributes to his love of superman.

Mar 30, 2017