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Balloon Mass Skydive World Record - 2002-06-08 by David Fish

Balloon Mass Skydive World Record Sixteen skydivers jumped into the world record books on Friday 31st May 2002 when they all skydived from one of the UK's largest hot air balloons, 10,500ft above Peterborough Parachute centre nr...
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First Dock - Two Jumpers Make History - 2002-04-20 by Jari Kuosma

First Dock - Two Jumpers Make History The first controlled dock between a canopy pilot and a skydiver in freefall is a fact! In the skies of DeLand, Florida, around four o'clock in the afternoon on April 17th, Jari Kuosma, wearing a...
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"Team Funnel" Honors Fallen Friends by Sharing the Dream - 2002-03-07 by Sarah Lawrence

For most skydivers, the reality of human flight is a dream come true. This May, a group of skydivers in Illinois will seek to make someone else's dream come true while remembering a few friends who...
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Monkey around with Monkey Claw - 2002-03-03 by Adam Rosen

Monkey around with Monkey Claw The Monkey Claw Freefly Team and Freefly School had a busy 2001 season and it preparing for an even busier 2002 season. The Monkey Claw Freefly Team is based at Skydive Cross Keys, in Williamstown,...
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Go Fast energy drink bolts out of gate - 2002-02-28 by Kelly Pate

Go Fast energy drink bolts out of gate Troy Widgery, founder of Go Fast, stands atop the company Range Rover in front of their building at 1935 W. 12th Ave. in Denver. Maybe that's why Denver native Troy Widgery, a skydiver, has poured...
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Breast by far - 2002-02-06 by admin

Breast by far Cup a load of this, girls! Forget the Wonderbra, here comes the no-blunder bra. Gorgeous TV presenter Gabrielle Richens shows off her curves in a futuristic creation which promises to keep a firm...
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Woman, 90, skydives to prove age is just a number - 2002-02-02 by James Minton

Woman, 90, skydives to prove age is just a number WILSON -- Marni Evans literally "dropped in" for her 90th birthday party Saturday afternoon, jumping from an airplane cruising over her farm at 12,000 feet. She said she wanted to show her friends...
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Challenging jump for 25 BASE jumpers - 2002-01-31 by admin

Challenging jump for 25 BASE jumpers ALOR STAR: Braving strong winds and limited landing space, 25 skydivers from six countries jumped off the Alor Star Tower here yesterday. They leapt off the tower’s open deck at 105m and were...
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Submissions for Logbook Entry Book - 2002-01-21 by A.T. Clinger

Submissions for Logbook Entry Book Laurie Steel and co-author A.T. Clinger are working on a skydiving book and are looking for support from the skydiving community. We are looking to represent the sport in a way that has yet to be...
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Skydiver to paddle for blood donors - 2001-11-26 by admin

Skydiver to paddle for blood donors A former Royal Air Force skydiver who lost a leg after he crash-landed into Aston Villa football ground will kayak around the UK to promote blood donation. Television viewers and football fans...
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Jumping rounds, for the love of it! - 2001-11-25 by Roy Mobsby

Jumping rounds, for the love of it! The ageing Dakota transport lurched and bumped far above the Normandy beach. The Paratroopers inside wished they were already over the Drop Zone, it was hot inside and even with the door open not...
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Skydivers win $600,000 for crash - 2001-10-18 by admin

Skydivers win $600,000 for crash A SKYDIVING school has been ordered to pay two of its students more than $600,000 in damages after they collided during a jump. Sydney Skydivers Pty Ltd was found to have breached its duty of care...
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'Invastion' of Army recruiters unnerves jittery Austinites - 2001-10-17 by Claire Osborn

'Invastion' of Army recruiters unnerves jittery Austinites Hundreds of people called 911 Tuesday after seeing six parachutists who were trailing plumes of red smoke land at Austin High School. "People thought we were being invaded," said Ed Harris Jr.,...
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Building Escape Parachutes - Good or Bad Idea? - 2001-10-15 by admin

Building Escape Parachutes - Good or Bad Idea? Precision Aerodynamics is one of at least two manufacturers who have been advertising emergency escape chutes for high-rise buildings. Although the concept of using parachutes as a last ditched...
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Park service denies claim by jumper - 2001-10-08 by Steve Keenan

Park service denies claim by jumper Like approximately 300 fellow BASE jumpers and more than 200 rappellers, 73-year-old Jim Guyer has been grounded from Bridge Day 2001. And he's fighting mad about it.
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Skydiver sues after jump leaves him a quadriplegic - 2001-09-25 by admin

A Grande Prairie man is suing the operators of the Edmonton Skydive Centre for $5.4 million over a jump that went wrong and left him a quadriplegic.
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Skydivers sue over mid-air crash - 2001-09-17 by admin

Skydivers sue over mid-air crash TWO student skydivers who plunged to the ground after a mid-air collision during a training jump are suing the company that was teaching them how to parachute. Christopher Charles Morton, 33, was in...
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Flirting with danger, skirting the law - 2001-07-31 by Ken Warren

Flirting with danger, skirting the law Anthony White of Ottawa is a base-jumper who leaps from tall buildings at night to avoid the law. Next month, he'll be in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur to compete in an event that begins on...
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Buttman 'fly' says law society - 2001-07-24 by admin

Buttman 'fly' says law society Grahamstown, South Africa - Candidate attorney and naked skydiver James "Buttman" Reilly, 36, was officially cleared of any impropriety by the Cape Law Society on Tuesday.
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Skydiving wish inspires jack-of-all-jobs aircraft - 2001-07-22 by Kevin Taylor

Skydiving wish inspires jack-of-all-jobs aircraft The first year's production of a new plane built by Hamilton-based Pacific Aerospace is sold out. The maker of military training and topdressing planes last night unveiled the PAC 750XL at a...
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Skydivers Closer to Free Flight on a Wing and a Flair - 2001-07-21 by admin

Skydivers Closer to Free Flight on a Wing and a Flair MARINA, Calif. -- There he was, high above Monterey Bay, a yellow speck rocketing across the gauzy sky. Birdman was tracing a line due east, maybe 100 mph, following the braided shoals of the Salinas ...
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Buttman flies again - 2001-07-12 by Jonathan Riordan

Buttman flies again Grahamstown, South Africa - There was mirth and amazement when a naked skydiver landed on the Grahamstown army's parade at 8am yesterday morning. Unfazed, the first words Port Elizabeth candidate...
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Parachute team drop clanger at No 10 - 2001-07-06 by Richard Holliday

Parachute team drop clanger at No 10 Tony Blair was briefing ministers in the garden of No 10 when they were interrupted by an object dropping out of the skies. It was a 22ft red and yellow paper streamer attached to a large cardboard...
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Beatles fall from the sky? - 2001-07-02 by Beth Sneller

Beatles fall from the sky? It isn't every day you see John Lennon drop out of the sky. Or Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison, for that matter. Well, the skydivers at Lisle Eyes to the Skies Balloonfest Sunday...
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Man Parachutes From Eiffel Tower - 2001-06-25 by admin

PARIS –– A French parachutist was detained after he jumped from the top of the Eiffel Tower to win a bet, police said Monday.
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