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Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg after it landed in lumberyard after jump

Deputies called officials at the airport, which connected them to Callaway. He picked up the prosthetic, in perfect condition after falling 10,000 feet, on Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

British WWII veteran, 101, breaks skydiving record

A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive.


1 of 2 skydivers killed in California was first-time jumper

One of two skydivers who died plummeting into a Northern California vineyard was 18 and jumping for the first time, and his family was there watching when he hit the …


UPDATED: Mon., May 23, 2016, 6:28 p.m.

Plane crash on Kauai kills five during skydiving tour

Five people died in a fiery plane crash on Kauai Monday morning, officials said.


Extreme sports star Erik Roner dies during skydiving stunt

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the death of an extreme sports star who crashed into a tree during a skydiving stunt at a Northern California golf course. Authorities say …


Fruitless day in search for missing skydiver

NORTH BEND, Wash. — A more focused search for a skydiver who vanished during a jump above Washington’s Cascade foothills failed to locate the Florida man as darkness fell today.


Florida skydiver missing after Washington jump

SEATTLE — A skydiver who was wearing a special flying suit when he jumped out of a helicopter at 6,500 feet is missing today in the Cascade foothills east of …


Supersonic skydiver freefalls from 24 miles above Earth

Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner has landed on Earth after a jump from the stratosphere in what could be the world’s first supersonic skydive.


Sky diving record set at lupus benefit

Living with a chronic auto-immune disease like lupus can feel like free falling through a medical minefield. Pain, frustration and fear are natural reactions while holding onto hope for more …


Sky diving record set at lupus benefit

Living with a chronic auto-immune disease like lupus can feel like free falling through a medical minefield. Pain, frustration and fear are natural reactions while holding onto hope for more …


Sky diving record set at lupus benefit

Living with a chronic auto-immune disease like lupus can feel like free falling through a medical minefield. Pain, frustration and fear are natural reactions while holding onto hope for more …


Novice skydiver lands after instructor’s death

CHESTER, S.C. – A first-time skydiver was able to steer safely to the ground Saturday after his 49-year-old instructor died of an apparent midair heart attack. The first-timer, described as …