Skydivers dance gracefully as they fall at 120mph

Watching skydivers Aleksander and Mikhael gracefully dancing as they fall over Dubai's Palm Islands gives me a weird sensation, one of awe and longing for freedom. They make it look so easy. » 2/04/15 3:46am 2/04/15 3:46am

Skydivers fail to open parachute on time and almost crash on the ground

These two guys were enjoying their skydiving so much that they lost track on their altitude meters failing to open the parachute on time for a safe landing. Luckily they fell on what it seems to be a corn field and that softened the landing. » 11/07/14 8:13pm 11/07/14 8:13pm

iPhone 6 survives crazy drop test from a wingsuit 7,000 feet in the air

Because dropping the iPhone 6 on the sidewalk is not enough and because soaking it in liquid nitrogen to shatter it and shooting it with a .50 cal is a little too unfair, RatedRR decided to do the ultimate drop test for the new iPhone: dropping it while skydiving in a wingsuit thousands of feet in the air. » 9/24/14 8:32pm 9/24/14 8:32pm

Normal guy catches a super fun ride on a spaceship back to Earth

The sad truth is that most of us will never be astronauts who can ride spaceships back to Earth. Here's one hilarious way we can pretend though: be like this genius prankster who brought a blow up spaceship with him on a skydiving jump from a hot air balloon. Yup, he rode a spaceship back to Earth. » 9/05/14 7:33pm 9/05/14 7:33pm

Skydivers land on a Slip 'n Slide after jumping from 5,000 feet

According to the youtube description Niklas Daniel and his fellow Brianne Thompson jumped out of a DHC-6 Twin Otter at 5,000ft. landing perfectly on their backs to slide the full length of the waterslide at around 50mph. » 7/16/14 10:03pm 7/16/14 10:03pm

Plummeting to the ground from a hot air balloon looks so peaceful

Skydiving is generally a heart pumping exercise that makes your pores ooze adrenaline. I mean, when you're falling to the ground tensing up is a natural reaction. But you shouldn't. You should jump and plummet to the ground with grace. Like these guys and girls who made a hot air balloon jump look as relaxing as… » 6/03/14 1:26am 6/03/14 1:26am

Watch the Navy parachute team jump and land inside a baseball stadium

Because most of us will never take the literal leap of jumping off a damn plane, here's POV footage from the Leap Frogs aka the Navy's parachute team. For the San Diego Padre's home opener, the jumpers took off in a plane and landed right smack inside Petco Park. You can hear the roar of the crowd grow louder as they… » 4/04/14 11:34pm 4/04/14 11:34pm

A guy got knocked unconscious skydiving but somehow survived

Terrifying. Skydiving is already brown your pants scary when you're conscious. Imagine being unconscious while you're falling from 12,500 feet in the air. Think about all the horrible things that could happen. That's what happened to skydiver James Lee. Luckily, miraculously, thankfully, impossibly, he survived the… » 1/30/14 9:05pm 1/30/14 9:05pm

These skydiving lunatics prove the world has always had total badasses

Borderline supermen have been making crazy dives at the Earth since long before Felix Baumgarnter took a fall from space. Here are a pair of back-in-the-day badasses in a 1941 "Death Dive Race" to the ground. And looking back on it today they still seem as ballsy as ever. » 1/03/14 9:51am 1/03/14 9:51am

This spectacular video looks like a superhero movie but it's real

The slow motion clips in this video by Simmon Hammond look like computer generated scenes from a superhero movie—the exquisite photography, the dramatic color, and the camera moves are just too perfect to be real. But it is real. And it feels magical. » 1/01/14 1:10pm 1/01/14 1:10pm

Skydivers In Two Planes Escaped After A Collision By...Skydiving

Two planes carrying skydivers had a midair collision last night over northwest Wisconsin near Lake Superior. But everyone survived because they were planning to skydive out anyway. Additionally, one pilot was able to eject and the other landed his plane safely, even though it was severely damaged. » 11/03/13 8:33pm 11/03/13 8:33pm

Pulling Your Parachute While You're Still on the Plane Is Not Fun

Wait for it. Wait for ittttt. Waaaitttt forrr itttt. Waai... and then boom, there it is. This poor guy accidentally deployed his parachute too early. So early that he was still on the plane. As you can imagine, he immediately got sucked out of the plane. It's like a scene from the movies, the parachute drags him out… » 5/08/13 7:07pm 5/08/13 7:07pm

Watch These Real-Life Supermen Wingsuit Dive Into Their Metropolis

When you go sky-diving, there's that all-important business of making sure you don't slam into the ground, but you also have to make sure you don't slam into anything protruding out of it. This pair of urban wingsuit daredevils who dove into Rio de Janeiro came damn close to the latter when they zipped through a… » 3/16/13 10:00am 3/16/13 10:00am

What Happens When You Try to Skydive With an Umbrella

Mary Poppins flew with a magical umbrella, but can you actually soar with one real life? Pretty much—provided you have the right umbrella, which pro skiier Eric Roner did. He captured the crazy feat with a GoPro (Hero 3). » 2/28/13 10:50am 2/28/13 10:50am

Skydiving, Like Everything Else, Is Even Crazier in Dubai

Dubai is full of unbelievable things like the tallest building in the world and a mall with a ski slope. It's pretty awesome, but you know what makes it even better? Skydiving over it. » 11/27/12 11:56am 11/27/12 11:56am

Here's What Happens When You Accidentally Drop a GoPro From 12,500 Feet

Warning: If you're epileptic, you might want to pass on this video.
Everybody knows that GoPros are tough little suckers, but this one also seems to have had a little luck on its side. After falling 12,500 feet it not only survived completely unscathed, but also managed to capture its clumsy, skydiving owner's landing. » 9/15/12 9:00am 9/15/12 9:00am

How You Photograph a Man Free Falling From the Edge Of Space

Felix Baumgartner's upcoming and record setting 22.7-mile skydive has been hyped and promoted to the point that most of us just want him to jump already. But here's one bit of hoopla we're actually nerding out over—a look at all the wonderful camera gear that will be documenting the free fall. » 7/30/12 3:40pm 7/30/12 3:40pm

You'll Never Want to Skydive After Watching This

An 80-year-old named Laverne came startlingly close to death when things went horribly wrong during her maiden skydiving attempt. If the video doesn't deter you from ever jumping out of a plane, I don't know what will. » 5/25/12 11:20am 5/25/12 11:20am

What the Hell Is This Guy Wearing?

Is it a comically-large miner's lamp? An homage to the Red Hot Chili Peppers? And why is he falling out of a plane? To show you how well this phone's camera takes pictures, obviously. » 4/07/12 2:00am 4/07/12 2:00am

This Montage of People Falling Out of the Sky Is Not for the Faint of…

It takes a special breed to look out the door of an airplane or over the edge of a cliff and think that hurling yourself into the void is a good idea. But that's what each of these skydiving, base-jumping, wingsuit-wearing athletes does for kicks. » 2/16/12 12:00am 2/16/12 12:00am