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Skydive Dubai sets a new World Record by Base Jumping from the top of Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Building

Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet took the first leap off The Burj Khalifa, 828 meters tall,
-Fred and Vince broke the new Guinness World Record Title of the Highest Base Jump from the Tallest Building, on Monday 21st of April 2014… 217 more words


Apolo Ohno, the most decorated US Winter Olympian in history, plans to compete in Ironman triathlon



Apolo Ohno is training for an Ironman triathlon.

The most decorated U.S. Winter Olympian in history plans to compete at the world championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, in October. 93 more words


Catherine Faux to miss Ironman World Champs

British age-grouper Catherine Faux has revealed exclusively to 220 that she will not be racing at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii this October, as she expects to start working as a doctor in August and has “almost zero chance” of being able to get enough time off to race. 300 more words


American Wins Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon.

One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in 2009 and a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics. 104 more words


Woman tackles world’s longest triathlon

Norma Bastidas, 47, is attempting to break the record for the world’s longest triathlon. In her journey from Cancun, Mexico, to Washington, Bastidas will swim 95 miles … 780 more words


Solid planning key to conquering a triathlon

So you want to do a triathlon, but you’re not sure how to go about training for it.

A triathlon is composed of three sports — swimming, biking and running — and the events are typically completed in that order. 700 more words


Halo Belt 2.0 Saves Lives, Makes Nighttime Running, Cycling Safe for All

As if the original Halo Belt, successfully released back in the summer of 2012, wasn’t enough to help decrease the number of pedestrian deaths on the road each year, the new and improved  530 more words