Category Archives: Base Jumping

Base Jumping – A Professional Perspective

Professional Aussie BASE jumper Chris McDougall, otherwise known as “Douggs” has performed an amazing 2,800 jumps in 40 countries to date. But he still gets scared.  In an interview with “A Winning Personality” (AWP) website, Chris revealed that he’s always … Click to read the full article

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The Basics of BASE Jumping

What is BASE jumping or B.A.S.E. jumping? It is essentially a form of skydiving that requires the participants to jump from any fixed object and then break the fall using a parachute. The term ‘BASE’ is an acronym, where each … Click to read the full article

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Totally Addicted To B.A.S.E.

If you were to look at someone’s bucket list, a bungee jump or skydive are always going to be near the top, but what makes jumping out of a perfectly good plane or off a bridge so appealing?  Is it … Click to read the full article

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Top 5 Wingsuit Flying Videos of 2012

The concept of wingsuit flying has been around for hundreds of years, but only until recently, in the 1990’s, did it become common practice among skydivers and base jumpers. Modern day wingsuit equipment allows jumpers to fly greater distances and … Click to read the full article

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Top 5 BASE Jumping Locations in the World

BASE jumping is one of the most dangerous extreme sports known to man and is inspired by using your surroundings as your platform for jumping.  Using a parachute and working within jumping distances far less than traditional parachuting and skydiving, … Click to read the full article

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Top 5 List of Seriously Extreme Sports

You may have read my previous list of top five extreme sports.  However, these were the sports that most people should be able to do – if they have the guts to do it – in the knowledge that they … Click to read the full article

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Extreme Sports Highlights 2012

What’s Been Going on In the World of Extreme Sports? It’s been an exciting year in the world of extreme sports during 2012 with people pushing themselves to the limit in the spirit of their respective sports be it base … Click to read the full article

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A Salute to Jake Simkins

Jake Simkins was one of the great BASE jumpers.  He had over 40 solo jumps to his name and loved the thrill and adrenaline rush that this most extreme of extreme sports can give you.  Unfortunately, on the 13th of … Click to read the full article

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