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  • ... Just dropping in for the IronPigs' game

     
    The skies are expected to be clear over Coca-Cola Park Tuesday evening, but that doesn't nothing will be falling from the skies before the scheduled game with Scranton. Aleth Matrone from the Misty Blues all women’s skydiving team will be jumping...
  • NBC Dateline special to interview skydivers and pilots from Wisconsin plane crash

     
    In an incredible event last weekend, all nine skydivers, and both pilots, aboard two planes that collided in mid-air over Superior, Wisconsin, managed to survive the experience. This Friday, Nov. 8, NBC will air a special hourlong installment of Dateline ...
  • Discovering the open spirit of Rio de Janeiro

    Discovering the open spirit of Rio de Janeiro
    RIO DE JANEIRO — "Should I use violence to restrain you if you want to buy too much?" my Italian roommate asked, seeing my enthusiasm for shopping manifest itself at a Brazilian kitchenware and china shop in Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana neighborhood....
  • Talking With ... Bill Kitchen: Has an eye for thrill rides

    Talking With ... Bill Kitchen: Has an eye for thrill rides
    Bill Kitchen, 62, is a ride inventor and founder of Windermere-based US ThrillRides. His design for a giant observation wheel, the SkyView, may find its way to International Drive as part of an entertainment complex announced last week. He spoke with...
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  • Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II

    Violet Cowden dies at 94; civilian WASP aviator during World War II
    Violet Cowden never lost her love of flying, a passion born when she was a young girl envying the hawks soaring above her family's South Dakota farm in the 1920s. When she was a young first-grade teacher learning to fly out of an airfield in Spearfish,...
  • Beauty queens, advocates and much more

    Editor's note: This corrects the year the women went through the pageant and Alyson Roth's title. These contestants are no ordinary beauty queens. They jump out of airplanes, drive race cars, enter surf competitions and ride in bicycle races. They...
  • William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success

    William and Mary javelin champion Heroux throws himself into success
    If you google Brandon Heroux and find a young man throwing the javelin, you've got the William and Mary junior who won that event at last weekend's Penn Relays. The Brandon Heroux skydiving at 10,000 feet and zip-lining from cliff to cliff is another...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive

    Schaumburg man dies during first solo skydive
    Karthik Balakrishnan was to return to his native India next week to help support his parents. But before he left, the software engineer wanted to follow his passion and parachute solo for the first time. “None of us liked it because we knew the...
  • Celebrating the flying 'birdmen'

    NEWPORT BEACH — With aircraft made of little more than bamboo and plastic sheets, a ragtag group of aerial adventurers threw themselves off a hilltop here on May 23, 1971, launching what became known as the birth of the hang gliding renaissance....