A Canadian man has been tragically killed in a skydiving accident in the Westlock area of Ontario, a known spot for skydiving. Canadian police officers say the 36-year-old skydiver fell to the ground in a field near Haley Lake, according to Edmonton News. Few other details have yet to be released. Related: VIDEO: World’s Oldest Tandem Skydiver At 103-Years-Old The […]
2 skydivers are dead after crashing to the ground on Thursday morning near the Minden-Tahoe Airport, NV. 43-year-old Ashlie Caceras of Lodi, Ca and 21-year-old Davide Becker of Germany are the deceased. Ashlie was David’s instructor and they were skydiving together tandem. 4 people jumped out of the Skydive Lake Tahoe company’s plane yesterday morning – 2 instructors and 2 […]
Professional Stuntman & Jedi Luke Aikins, 42, jumped from an airplane at 25,000-feet with no parachute on Saturday, July 30th, 2016. He landed in a relatively small 100′ x 100′ net at the Big Sky movie ranch on the outskirts of Simi Valley, CA while traveling 150mph. Luke jumped out of the plane at 25,000 feet, shed his oxygen mask at […]
We have learned from local sources that professional skier, professional BASE jumper, and Nitro Circus stuntman Erik Roner has died in a skydiving accident in Lake Tahoe, California today. It’s being reported that Erik was skydiving with three other skydivers including JT Holmes & Aaron McGovern. They were performing an opening act at a golf tournament in Lake Tahoe today. Erik reportedly hit a tree while traveling at high speed as he was landing his parachute. The impact reportedly killed him upon impact. Erik hung 30-feet off the ground in the tree he struck for over 30 minutes while waiting emergency crews to reach him.
Squaw Valley CEO & President Andy Wirth is back at Squaw after spending 50 days in the hospital and enduring 21 surgeries on his right arm. Andy sustained a major arm injury on October 13th, 2013 after a crash landing in Lodi, CA after a skydive with pro skiers JT Holmes & Timy Dutton. Andy just put up an update on his condition on his Facebook page including a letter he wrote to Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of the band Pearl Jam. In this letter, Andy describes his accident and some of the […]
Life is full of complex decisions. To live within societies bounds or outside of them is one of the first adult decisions we make in our lives. Many of us live outsides the lines for a little. A week, a month, a year. But those who choose to live completely outside the lines face highs and lows very different from […]