Posts tagged "skydiving"

I Know There Was A Happy Ending, But This Is Why I’ll Never Go Skydiving

You've probably heard about the insane skydiving accident that occurred this weekend near Lake Superior in Wisconsin. Two planes carrying nine seasoned skydivers collided at 12,000 feet and miraculously, everyone including the pilots survived. Even crazier: the skydivers' helmet cams caught the entire crash and plummeting fall. The teeny, tiny part of me that wa…

By: Ami Angelowicz / November 5, 2013

The Most Important Insurance Ad You Will Ever See

The Swedish insurance company Folksam asked their customers what they'd like to see in a commercial. The insurance market is flooded with geckos and singing weirdos and all kinds of distractions, after all. One customer, Eva, wanted to see cats skydiving. To R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly." So the company took her suggestio…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 25, 2012

Women Skydivers From Russia Break A World Record

A group of skydiving lovers from Russia have just broken a world record. Yes, that is them in the formation you see above. Hit the jump to find out the amazing feat these 88 women pulled off. The ladies go by the name the Pearls of Russia and this was their third attempt at an intricately…

By: The Mary Sue / July 28, 2012

Sex While Skydiving Is A Thing People Do Now

Call him a pioneer in skydiving sex: porn star Alex Torres has done the dirty while skydiving! His female partner, Hope Howell, happened to be the receptionist at Skydive Taft, the skydiving school which, uh, hosted the event. Oh yeah, the dirty video which captured this Mile High Club milestone is set to a Katy…

By: Stefanie Blejec / October 16, 2011

Woman Gets 30 Years For Love Triangle Skydiving Murder

A 26-year-old Belgian woman was just sentenced to 30 years in prison for sabotaging her rival's parachute while skydiving. The woman fell 13,000 feet to her death in a Flemish garden. Schoolteacher Els "Babs" Clottemans apparently disabled 37-year-old Els Van Doran's main and reserve 'chutes because she was jealous of her involvement with their mutual…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 22, 2010