Jeff Provenzano narrates a wingsuit flight that resulted in a $5,000 helicopter-rescue bill
Fraser Corsan hopes to glide through the air like never before. Here's how.
For professional slackliner Mickey Wilson, the next adventure is wherever he can park the RV.
From filmmakers Clair and August Popkin, Base Jumping Switzerland brings you into the mind of ex-military parachutist Jon Szylobryt.
Paragliding high above a beautiful landscape is already a bucket list item, but doing it alongside an Egyptian vulture might bump it up to the top of the list. Pioneered by Scott Mason, who has been training birds since he was ten, parahawking consists of a trained vulture or hawk guiding a paraglider through thermals or air pockets in the sky for long, bird-like flights.
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.
In 'The Mysteries', from photographer Krystle Wright and filmmaker Skip Armstrong, Wright seeks to make a dream photo into reality.
On Oct. 5th, Valery Rozov looked over the edge at 7,700 meters above sea level. He leapt over a huge glacier and flew by his old record set in 2013.
One man’s slightly deranged quest to Bodhi his way to a must-see YouTube clip
Rush Sturges is a jack of all trades; filmmaker, professional kayaker, and musician. With his kayaking films, he's taken viewers across the globe and back. But for the river he runs nearly every day, he had a special project in mind.
On July 30 at approximately 5:45 p.m. local time, Hollywood stuntman and skydiving luminary Luke Aikins jumped out of a Cessna Grand Caravan airplane 25,000 feet above Simi Valley, California. It was the first time in his 18,000-plus skydives that Aikins, 42, with a wife and young son, did not wear a parachute.
A Hollywood stuntman who’s leapt out of planes for “Godzilla” and “Iron Man 3” will attempt his greatest, craziest feat yet—on live TV
Stunt woman Roberta Mancino jumped from 15,000 feet in a wingsuit over the Villarrica volcano, one of Chile's most active volcanoes
Jesse 'Tex' Leos jumped from 15,000 feet and had about 50 seconds of free fall
Up, up,and away. Really, really far away.
At age 13, Martin Kristensen jumped out of a plane and realized there was no going back. Now a skydiving world champion, Kristensen learned to turn falling into flying, gracefully using his body like wings to dance with gravity. Through freediving, Kristensen is able to channel his energy into another form…
Above All Else is a documentary from director Yali Sharon of Live Unbound that tells the incredible story of professional skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld. In 1992, Dan boarded a plane for a routine training jump. The plane crashed, killing sixteen of the twenty-two people onboard. Dan awoke from a…
In this short video from Runaways Production House, four friends plunge deep into Australia's Blue Mountains to rig the first highline across Kanangra Falls, roughly 730 feet above the ground. The steps that help each man walk across the line differ, but as one slackliner tells himself: “Calm…
How do you start a new sport from scratch? A former Tough Mudder executive and other entrepreneurs around the world are about to find out.
Sunshine Superman is a documentary that profiles pioneering BASE-jumper and aerial cinematographer Carl Boenish. In this exclusive clip, director Marah Strauch explains how finding a box of archival footage from Boenish inspired her to find out more about the man behind the camera. You can watch the full documentary from Magnolia…
A new documentary gives a never-before-seen look at the BASE jumper's near-death experience—and the almost-impossible jump he took just a year later
It'll leave you grinning—if you can overcome your nausea and fear of death
The strategy: Stick with it, shoot what you love, and stay on the move
A new and physically gruesome form of BASE jumping involves affixing a parachute directly into the jumper’s back—with metal hooks
For two members of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, aeronautics and planetary science are only part of their overarching fascination with the natural world. We spoke to them about the unlikely intersection of skydiving, cave diving, and space exploration.
The best stories aren't just on paper anymore. Our (totally subjective) ranking assembles the millenium's 33 best new classics.
'Sunshine Superman' traces the rise and fall of a BASE-jumping pioneer
Thanks in part to advances in wing technology, a few pioneering paragliders are smashing the limits by completing long-distance flights that were once thought impossible. Last spring, high-fliers Will Gadd and Gavin McClurg pulled off one of the most ambitious trips ever attempted: 385 miles down the jagged, frozen, potentially deadly spine of the Canadian Rockies.
Three men BASE jumped from the One World Trade Center in September 2013. Six months later they were arrested. Their ongoing—and, many would say, harsher than necessary—legal battle raises the question: How serious a crime is leaping off a building?
Fernie, British Columbia
In a new effort to protect national parks and wilderness areas from commercial photography, the feds have started going after amateur filmmakers with big social media followings.
Dean Potter (aka The Dark Wizard) has been pushing the limits of the outdoor world for years. In his newest life challenege as a film director, Potter has created a short film about his dog Whisper, who often BASE jumps with Potter in a special compartment on…
On September 28, 37-year-old Jeb Corliss will attempt what he says is his most challenging jump yet. He will drop out of a helicopter and pilot his wingsuit through a crack in a roughly 900-foot-long, 870-foot high rock. We called him up to find out more, and discovered he's using a revolutionary new technology to train.