| Jun 13, 2011
| 12:11 PM
Drifting low over the St. Johns River, you can see everything. The winding, lazy flow of the north-flowing river sparkles through to a sea of grass.
“Ever since I remember, I wanted to fly,” says Eric Dufour, who runs Paratour, a business in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 2:21 PM
West Virginia's New River Gorge area was already a destination for adrenaline junkies, but now the thrill factor has reached new heights.
Two hundred feet, to be precise. That's the height at the highest point of Gravity, the mile-long zip line that is...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:14 AM
Barely a decade into his career, photographer Jason Lazarus and his work are everywhere, all the time.
From Floridian residencies to solo shows in Cologne, Germany, to single snapshots plucked for local project spaces, Lazarus is a photographic man about...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:38 AM
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to jump out a perfectly good airplane from nearly 14,000 feet, experience free fall at 120mph, and then drift back to the earth under the canopy of a parachute?
Experience the thrill of skydiving through the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:56 AM
UPDATE JULY 15: Entries are no longer being accepted. Thanks for reading and watch for a post listing the winning entries. Enjoy "Torchwood: Miracle Day!"
With "Miracle Day" just a few days away, Starz and I thought a celebration was in order. And that's...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Amanda Wroten used to have handicapped plates on her car. Now, the personalized tag on her 2010 Ford Escape reads, "MY SUMIT."
That message serves to remind her how far she's come.
Once a 200-pound high schooler with hereditary knee problems severe...
| Aug 25, 2011
Does work have you wiped out? Or could you simply use a break from everyday life, but don't have time to spend a week in a spa or fly off to the south of France? Rejuvenation is at hand -- we have some ideas to help you recharge your batteries.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Last summer, Laguna Beach resident Christopher Ryan Smith emailed family and friends with exciting news: He was embarking on an African adventure.
Over the next few months, his emails recounted the highlights. One day he was paragliding near...
| Sep 9, 2011
FORT ATKINSON, Wis. — I've been trying to think of the term for that particular experience of entering a seemingly small space only to discover it's much larger. Until I can remember the right word for that phenomenon — if the word really...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 12:50 PM
When the time finally arrived for the much-anticipated Champs Sports matchup between Florida State and Notre Dame, the moment was punctuated with streaks of pink smoke across the dusk skies, over the Florida Citrus Bowl, Thursday, courtesy of the world-...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Walking through the Sparr Heights Community Center in Glendale on Thursday, Jay Fragoso was interrupted mid-stride.
“Jumping Jay,” a guest called out, beckoning him over for a handshake.
It is an appropriate moniker for a man who, at 72,...