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Woman Celebrates 83rd Birthday By Skydiving

While most of us were watching a parade, lounging by the pool, or cooking out on the grill on the 4th of July, a Lee County woman was celebrating her 83rd birthday by jumping out of a plane.

07/08/2014

Katrina Shelby and her husband Justin. ( Photo courtesy of Katrina Shelby.)

Suburban Woman With ALS To Celebrate Birthday By Going Skydiving

On Wednesday, a Bourbonnais woman will got the chance of a lifetime.

10/22/2013

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Best Flying Adventures In Chicago

Now that the weather is warming up, perhaps you’d like to try a sky-high adventure. There are several places near Chicago to get your flight on.

03/30/2013

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The Great Lakes Skydiving Experience

First of all, it was not my idea, it was my friend’s. However, find a skydiving deal on a site like Livingsocial. We found our deal on Livingsocial for $139 for one tandem skydive. Great Lakes said that probably 90 percent of their business comes from deals like the one we found…

11/07/2012

Fathers Day Activities

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

General skydiving photo. (Photo by Global Action Sports via Getty Images)

British Man Becomes First Skydiver To Land Without Parachute

Gary Connery jumped 2,400 feet from a helicopter and landed in a strip of cardboard boxes using nothing but a wing suit.

670 The Score–05/24/2012

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Drop Zones: Best Destinations For Skydivers Near Chicago

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.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2010