As if wingsuits and BASE jumping weren't dangerous enough, skydivers Espen Fadnes and Bjørn Magne Bryn decided that it would be cool to dock midair, one acting like a magic carpet and the other surfing standing on top. Well, Espen and Bjørn: You're totally right. That was cool—and fucking crazy too.
Watch this 27-year-old skydiver struggling with a tangled parachute during a 14,000-foot jump near Sydney, Australia. He managed to cut the lines to open his emergency parachute with only a few seconds to spare.
According to geologist Hans Amundsen—of the Natural History Museum in Oslo—you're looking at the first ever film of a meteorite falling through its dark flight stage. The lucky guy who filmed it was skydiver Anders Helstrup, who survived the encounter unscathed.
This accident could have been a total disaster, but fortunately it just ended with one ruined Cessna airplane, a ripped parachute, and no victims. MyFox Tampa Bay got these incredible photos of the mid-air collision between an airplane and skydiver.
Although science fiction usually looks to the skies, there's a whole world of wonder and mystery beneath the ocean's surface. When you need some advanced submarines to go exploring, these are the fourteen best.
Somehow the thrill of skydiving is lost after you've jumped out of a plane, had both parachutes fail, passed out before hitting the roof of a steel shed, and walked away. With video of the fall. [YouTube]