Category Archives: Base Jumping

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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Extreme BASE Jumping from the KL Tower

Every extreme sports enthusiast has surely thought about BASE Jumping at some point or another especially if death-defying experiences are what it takes to get their adrenaline pumping.  After all, isn’t the prospect of jumping off a high structure the … Click to read the full article

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The Top 3 Extreme Sports and Destinations in 2012

The image of extreme sports has undergone something of a transformation in recent times, as activities such as surfing, rock climbing and zorbing have been embraced by a wider and more varied social demographic. No longer just exclusive to the … Click to read the full article

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Is BASE Jumping an Addiction?

In a recent program on strange addictions, a list of people was shown with addictions to some very strange things. One man was quite literally addicted to shopping, travelling the world to find new products that he never used. A … Click to read the full article

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Speed Rider Antoine Montant Dies whilst Base Jumping in the French Alps

The extreme sports world is mourning the loss of one of the world’s best speed riders, 30 year old Antoine Montant.  Antoine tragically died whilst base jumping alone on Sixt-Fer-a-Cheval in the French Alps at the weekend with reports claiming … Click to read the full article

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BASE Jumping Fatalities

BASE jumping is probably the most extreme of extreme sports.  The thrill of the wind blowing through your hair as you launch yourself from a platform, with just a fraction of a second to decide when to pull your chute … Click to read the full article

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