Virgin founder Richard Branson invited Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to stay on Moskito Island after finishing his second term as president. Branson and the former president had a kitesurfing competition to see who could stay up the longest on their kitesurfing boards and Obama won. Watch the video below.
A promotional video for GoPro shows Roberta Mancino, an Italian base jumper, stepping out of a helicopter at 5,000 meters (15,000 feet) and flying over the top of Villarrica, one of Chile’s most active volcanoes.
Brandon Mikesell attempted a death-defying flight over in Chamonix, France jumping from Le Brévent mountain, which was shot using a GoPro camera attached to his helmet. The video below features the daredevil jumping from the mountain (2500 meters above sea level) and heading extremely close to trees, cliffs and rocks.
On their latest TV commercial, NVIDIA dropped professional skydiver Jeff Provenzano out of an airplane while sitting on a couch surrounded with all the accouterments of a regular living room. Watch the video below.
Professional Skydiver Brianne Thompson has sets her first parachute on fire mid-flight with a flare gun, after jumping out of a plane flying over Eloy, Arizona. The reason for attempting this very dangerous stunt was to teach an important safety lesson about the necessity of backup parachutes. Watch the video below.
A group of skydivers assembled at Skydive Chicago to attempt a new vertical world record by creating a giant flower formation above central Illinois, Chicago. The plan involved 164 skydivers joining together to make a giant tower formation as they flew upside-down at speeds of up to 386kph (240 mph). Red Bull Air Force team members Jon DeVore and Mike Swanson… Continue reading Skydivers Set New Vertical Formation World Record
Roberta Mancino has jumped out of a helicopter over Panama City at night wearing a special wingsuit loaded with LEDs. The international model has participated in more than 7,000 skydives and won several awards and world records. She recorded her amazing stunt on a GoPro camera. Watch the video below.
A pair of skydivers wanted to add some excitement to their skydiving adventure by lighting their parachutes on fire. Alex Aimard and Jönsson Petter attempted a very dangerous stunt at Eloy, Arizona by launching themselves out of a airplane with gasoline-soaked parachutes, which they fired upon with flare guns, immediately igniting them. Watch the video below.