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GoPro Captures Skydiver’s Dramatic Descent

A skydiver captured the moment when his parachute failed, sending him plummeting out of control towards the ground. His life came down to an important decision just before impact.

06/23/2014

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Skydiving Accident Survivor Returns To School

Makenzie Wethington returned to school in Joshua for the first time on Monday morning after a Oklahoma skydiving mishap in late January left her injured in the hospital.

03/31/2014

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Skydiving Accident Teen Talks About Fall, Returning To School

Less than two months after a terrifying skydiving mishap, a North Texas teenager is walking and ready to go back to school. Makenzie Wethington, 16, was skydiving in Oklahoma on January 25 when her parachute didn’t open correctly.

CBS 11–03/21/2014

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Skydiving Accident Survivor Speaks In Dallas

A 16-year-old North Texas girl who last month plummeted more than 3,000 feet to the ground in an Oklahoma skydiving accident spoke at a news conference at a Dallas hospital.

02/13/2014

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Viral Video: Record Setting Free Fall On GoPro

The whole world was watching when Felix Baumgartner jumped from 24 miles high, setting a free fall record in the process. But you’ve never seen it from this angle.

02/06/2014

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Teen Injured In Okla. Skydiving Accident Settles Into Dallas Rehab Center

The Joshua teen who fell 3,500 feet in a skydiving accident has been released from an Oklahoma hospital and is recovering at Dallas’ Baylor Rehabilitation Institute Saturday night.

02/01/2014

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Skydive Accident Survivor Leaving Hospital

A 16-year-old Texas girl who survived a fall of more than 3,000 feet in an Oklahoma skydiving accident last weekend is scheduled to be discharged from an Oklahoma City hospital.

01/31/2014

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iFly Brings Indoor Skydiving To Frisco

Have you always wanted to skydive, but hate the risk? Whether your 3 or 103, there’s a place in Frisco that might be right for you.

01/30/2014

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90-Year-Old Man Skydives Over Texas

A 90-year-old man skydived from 11,000 feet over South Padre Island. Russell Louden wanted to jump out of a plane since he tried to become a paratrooper during World War II.

01/28/2013

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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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Best Extreme Sports And Rec Spots In North Texas

If your daily routine is getting a bit monotonous, kick it up a notch with a little adrenaline-pumping action. From rock climbing to skydiving, there are plenty of places in North Texas that offer intense, exhilarating activities for the thrill seeker in everyone.

03/24/2012

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Drop Zones: Best Destinations For Skydivers Near Dallas/Fort Worth

Before leaping into the air from 10,000 feet up and falling at about 120 miles per hour, here are some important tips to know before going skyward with a skydiving company.

CBSDFW.COM–10/11/2010

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