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The craziest skydiving story you have never heard

After ejecting at 9 miles high William Rankin’s parachute automatically deployed as he entered a thunderstorm cell.  Blind, bloody and frostbiting he traveled 65 miles from his point of ejection before slamming into a tree trunk under canopy.   29 more words

There I was…My Head Mashed against the Canopy

In each of the “There I Was…” essays, it is usually necessary to spend a few words providing some technical background to explain what happened and why. 800 more words

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Umpire Suspended for Altercation with Papelbon

Major League Baseball umpire, Joe West was suspended for his role in the altercation that took place between him and Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher, Jonathan Papelbon in Sunday’s game. 248 more words


There I was… My First Jet Flight

In November of 1969 I went off to U.S. Air Force Officer Training School or OTS, a twelve-week school to learn to march, wear a uniform, and how and whom to salute (there were military academics, too). 1,773 more words

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Papelbon Tells Crowd to 'Hold Ma Dick!'

After blowing a 4-1 lead in the ninth inning, Papelbon was taken out of the game after allowing the go-ahead run to score on a wild pitch.   103 more words


1 dead after rollover crash, ejection along I-15

NORTHERN UTAH – A woman died due to injuries she suffered in a rollover accident that resulted in an ejection on I-15 in northern Utah late Saturday night. 291 more words