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A few of our favorite adventure photographers share the behind-the-scenes tales of their legendary pictures

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.

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?

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.

From hemp oil to ginger tea to earplugs, here’s what the climber and BASE jumper can’t live without

Every summer, the world’s best wingsuiters and BASE jumpers gather in Switzerland’s Lauterbrunnen Valley to have the best times of their perilous lives

From filmmakers Clair and August Popkin, Base Jumping Switzerland brings you into the mind of ex-military parachutist Jon Szylobryt.

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.

Risky pursuits like BASE jumping offer a buzz better than any drug. New technologies provide the same rush without the danger.

We caught up with photographer Krystle Wright at 5Point Adventure Film Festival to talk about her first dive into filmmaking with, The Mysteries.

In 'The Mysteries', from photographer Krystle Wright and filmmaker Skip Armstrong, Wright seeks to make a dream photo into reality.

Matthias Giraud is a pioneer in the world of extreme ski BASE jumping.

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.

This guy got arrested for sending it off tall buildings into deep water. Here's what he gets really, really wrong with his jumps.

I made my first trip to Norway this spring to document the quieter side of BASE jumping. So much of the imagery I had seen was this wide angle, GoPro-style photography, usually accompanied by a Red Bull logo and a speed-metal soundtrack.

Many travel insurance providers don’t cover the deadly sport of wingsuiting. But the case of one American man whose $161 plan covered the $175,000 cost of his air evacuation and treatment shows that it’s possible—under the right circumstances.

The climbing great died Saturday while attempting a wingsuit flight from Yosemite’s Taft Point

You stand on a 300-foot cliff and think, “Mommy!” Ted Davenport stands there and thinks, “Sick air!” The difference, neuroscientists are finding, may lie in the very anatomy of our minds.

The six-year-flying career of BASE jumper Karina Hollekim.