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2 men injured in Idaho BASE jump accident

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:47pm

TWIN FALLS, Idaho  -- A pair of BASE jumpers survived a 486-foot fall in southern Idaho Monday evening when their parachutes failed to fully open.

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VIDEO: Base Jumpers Leap Off Of One World Trade Center

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm

Four men _ three daredevils and someone accused of being an accomplice _ have released footage of themselves leaping off of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building. They were arrested Monday on charges including felony burglary.

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BASE jumper found dead in Zion National Park

The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 3:46pm

SPRINGDALE -- Zion National Park officials say they've found the body of a missing BASE jumper, marking the third death in two months by adventurers attempting to parachute off of Utah cliffs.

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VIDEO: Case dropped against man in wife’s fatal BASE jump

The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 11:03am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Prosecutors are dismissing a misdemeanor citation filed against the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open after she leapt from a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

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VIDEO: Husband cited for BASE jumping after wife’s death

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 5:03pm

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Officials are citing the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open at a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

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VIDEO: Ogden friend remembers skydiver as leading female in sport of basejumping

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 10 2014 - 6:50pm

OGDEN -- Amber Bellows was "a real tag team" with her newlywed husband Clayton Butler, said a friend of the Utah couple on Monday. The duo were both avid and experienced base jumpers preparing for a future of extreme sports together.Josh Lloyd, a friend and promotional specialist met the couple about three months ago when they approached him about...

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VIDEO: Utah woman killed BASE jumping in Zion was newlywed

Hannah Dreier, The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 10:39am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- A Utah woman attempting a parachute jump near Zion National Park died when her parachute failed to open, park officials said.Amber Bellows fell about 2,000 feet to the ground Saturday afternoon. The 28-year-old had been attempting the jump from Mount Kinesava, in the southern part of the park famous for its soaring red rock...

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Utah base jumper dies when parachute deploys late

The Associated Press
Nov 25 2013 - 4:06pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- A man died over the weekend in a base jumping accident near Moab.Moab police say 22-year-old Daniel Moore's parachute opened too late and he smashed to the ground Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews weren't able to get to him for more than four hours because of treacherous, snowy conditions in the area.

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2 men injured in Idaho BASE jump accident

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:47pm

TWIN FALLS, Idaho  -- A pair of BASE jumpers survived a 486-foot fall in southern Idaho Monday evening when their parachutes failed to fully open.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 1:47pm


VIDEO: Base Jumpers Leap Off Of One World Trade Center

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm

Four men _ three daredevils and someone accused of being an accomplice _ have released footage of themselves leaping off of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building. They were arrested Monday on charges including felony burglary.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm


BASE jumper found dead in Zion National Park

The Associated Press
Mar 24 2014 - 3:46pm

SPRINGDALE -- Zion National Park officials say they've found the body of a missing BASE jumper, marking the third death in two months by adventurers attempting to parachute off of Utah cliffs.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 24 2014 - 3:46pm

VIDEO: Base Jumpers Leap Off Of One World Trade Center

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm

Four men _ three daredevils and someone accused of being an accomplice _ have released footage of themselves leaping off of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building. They were arrested Monday on charges including felony burglary.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm


VIDEO: Case dropped against man in wife’s fatal BASE jump

The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 11:03am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Prosecutors are dismissing a misdemeanor citation filed against the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open after she leapt from a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 13 2014 - 11:05am


VIDEO: Husband cited for BASE jumping after wife’s death

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 5:03pm

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Officials are citing the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open at a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

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VIDEO: Ogden friend remembers skydiver as leading female in sport of basejumping

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 10 2014 - 6:50pm

OGDEN -- Amber Bellows was "a real tag team" with her newlywed husband Clayton Butler, said a friend of the Utah couple on Monday. The duo were both avid and experienced base jumpers preparing for a future of extreme sports together.Josh Lloyd, a friend and promotional specialist met the couple about three months ago when they approached him about...

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VIDEO: Utah woman killed BASE jumping in Zion was newlywed

Hannah Dreier, The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 10:39am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- A Utah woman attempting a parachute jump near Zion National Park died when her parachute failed to open, park officials said.Amber Bellows fell about 2,000 feet to the ground Saturday afternoon. The 28-year-old had been attempting the jump from Mount Kinesava, in the southern part of the park famous for its soaring red rock...

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VIDEO: BASE-jumper who filmed broken ankle now recovering in Ogden

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 24 2013 - 7:54pm

OGDEN -- Ogden BASE-jumper Ammon McNeely filmed himself with his Go Pro camera shortly after snapping his ankle to the bone in a BASE jumping accident Oct. 25 in Kane Springs Canyon, in Moab, Utah.

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VIDEO: Base Jumpers Leap Off Of One World Trade Center

The Associated Press
Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm

Four men _ three daredevils and someone accused of being an accomplice _ have released footage of themselves leaping off of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building. They were arrested Monday on charges including felony burglary.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 1:28pm


VIDEO: Case dropped against man in wife’s fatal BASE jump

The Associated Press
Feb 13 2014 - 11:03am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Prosecutors are dismissing a misdemeanor citation filed against the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open after she leapt from a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 13 2014 - 11:05am


VIDEO: Husband cited for BASE jumping after wife’s death

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 5:03pm

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- Officials are citing the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open at a peak overlooking Zion National Park.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 12 2014 - 5:03pm


VIDEO: Ogden friend remembers skydiver as leading female in sport of basejumping

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 10 2014 - 6:50pm

OGDEN -- Amber Bellows was "a real tag team" with her newlywed husband Clayton Butler, said a friend of the Utah couple on Monday. The duo were both avid and experienced base jumpers preparing for a future of extreme sports together.Josh Lloyd, a friend and promotional specialist met the couple about three months ago when they approached him about...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 10 2014 - 6:50pm


VIDEO: Utah woman killed BASE jumping in Zion was newlywed

Hannah Dreier, The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 10:39am

ZION NATIONAL PARK -- A Utah woman attempting a parachute jump near Zion National Park died when her parachute failed to open, park officials said.Amber Bellows fell about 2,000 feet to the ground Saturday afternoon. The 28-year-old had been attempting the jump from Mount Kinesava, in the southern part of the park famous for its soaring red rock...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 10 2014 - 3:01pm


VIDEO: BASE-jumper who filmed broken ankle now recovering in Ogden

Kelly Keiter, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 24 2013 - 7:54pm

OGDEN -- Ogden BASE-jumper Ammon McNeely filmed himself with his Go Pro camera shortly after snapping his ankle to the bone in a BASE jumping accident Oct. 25 in Kane Springs Canyon, in Moab, Utah.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Nov 25 2013 - 5:27pm


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