Cason Crane, 20, already has five of the "Seven Summits" under his belt and was due to begin his quest to scale the highest of them all, Mount Everest.Sunday, 31 March, 2013, 5:48am 2 comments
A father-of-two was killed in a horrifying accident when a giant inflatable ball in which he and another man were rolling down a mountain plunged off a cliff at a ski-resort in southern Russia, The Daily Mail reported.9 Jan 2013 - 3:02pm
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner, the Austrian daredevil who stunned fans around the world by breaking the sound barrier in a hair-raising free fall from the fringe of space, was "born to fly".
That's according to a tattoo on the 43-year-old adventurer, a motto that took on a whole new meaning after his nail-biting feat on Sunday - the fastest, highest free fall ever.16 Oct 2012 - 1:54pm
Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner made a record-breaking leap from the edge of space, landing safely in the New Mexico desert after freefalling from more than 39 kilometres above the earth. The 43-year-old floated down to earth on a red and white parachute canopy, which he had opened after reaching speeds of 1,342km/h in freefall.15 Oct 2012 - 2:05pm
Extreme athlete and skydiver Felix Baumgartner canceled his planned death-defying 23-mile (37 kilometer) free fall on Tuesday into the New Mexico desert because of high winds.
The 43-year-old former military parachutist from Austria had hoped to become the first skydiver to break the sound barrier and shatter three other world records.15 Oct 2012 - 8:50am