Skydiver

  • Skydiver Dies After Parachute Fails to Open During Her Jump

    A skydiver died after her parachute failed to open during her jump at the Skydive Lodi Parachute Center in Northern California on Sunday, according to KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento. Federal Aviation Administration investigators will be looking into the parachute used since its malfunction caused the skydiver’s death, according to...
  • Video: SkyDivers caught Solar Eclipse in the air!

    Six professional wingsuit jumpers experienced the total solar eclipse from midair 14,000 feet above Madras, Ore. on Monday — a stunt they say is the first of its kind. Video captured by OutsideTV shows them jumping at 10:18 a.m. local time — 30 seconds before the eclipse reached totality. They traveled at a...
  • Skydiver wearing a wingsuit crashes, dies in California

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard was wearing a specialized jumpsuit that resembles a flying squirrel and undertaking an extreme but growing sport that can send people soaring through the air at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. Matthew...