skydiving

Evidence Based Medicine

Volunteers Jumped Out of a Plane Without a Parachute to Test the Efficacy of Parachutes

Fifteen years ago, researchers said it would be impossible to do a randomized controlled trial of parachute safety. A team of scientists from Harvard, the University of Michigan, and UCLA disagreed.
Daniel Oberhaus
3.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This 102-Year-Old Woman Become the Oldest Person to Go Skydiving

"It was very clear up there and the weather was good, but it was very cold up there."
River Donaghey
12.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Skydiving Santa Came to Town and Crash-Landed on a Florida Beach

And a crowd of horrified onlookers caught the whole thing on camera.
Drew Schwartz
12.5.17
weird sports

Indoor Skydiving Is Real, Painful, And Definitely Sports

Indoor Skydiving, or "Body Flight" to aficionados, is intense, difficult, humbling, expensive, and weird. But is it sports? Spoiler: hell yeah it's sports.
John Wilmes
4.8.16
Internet Exploring

The Game Offered Kanye $10 Million to Go On a Skydiving Bro Date in Dubai

"I'll pay for the flight."
Noisey Staff
2.18.16
Film

Paragliding in New Zealand Is Extreme

Warning: You may have trouble sticking it out for the rest of the day at the office.
Sami Emory
6.12.15
Film

Watch a Man Snowboard on Clouds

Soaring 6,000 feet above the ground, daredevil Adrian ‘Wildman’ Cenni simultaneously fulfills every snowboarder's dream—and every Dragonball Z fan's.
Beckett Mufson
5.27.15
Film

Fire Breathers and Mosh Pits Spin into Dizzying Light Tunnels

Die Toten Hosen's video for "Weil Du Nur Einmal Lebst" takes extreme situations and sends them spinning on their axes.
Beckett Mufson
5.19.15
video

Skydiving GoPro Mishap Quickly Gets Psychedelic

When a GoPro camera falls off the skydiver who was wearing it, the result is 100% triple-distilled NOPE, with an edge of hallucinogen-induced nausea.
David Roth
4.6.15
Film

The Best Way to Test YouTube's New 360° Video? Wingsuit Vids

Richard Ryan puts you in control of his free fall.
Beckett Mufson
3.14.15
Holy Shit

Guy Has Seizure While Skydiving, Saved By Hero Jump Master

A guy had a seizure while sky diving and passed out at around 9000 feet. He survived and regained consciousness thanks to a quick-thinking hero.
Sean Newell
3.1.15
Film

Mountain Scenery Looks Even Better from a Wingsuit

Brandon Mikesell takes a death-defying dive down the mountains of Walenstadt, Switzerland.
Beckett Mufson
2.25.15
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