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BASE jumper Dean Potter dies, here's his best video

I’ve never jumped out of an airplane or high-lined across the Grand Canyon, and the way things are looking, I probably never will. 376 more words

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James E. Hickey, a 73-year-old BASE jumper, dies after setting parachute on fire in stunt

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TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Authorities say a 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from an Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt. 442 more words

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R.I.P. Dean Potter

The only very loose connection to Richard Armitage here was a reference to Dean Potter in my Armitage? At The Vet Office dream, when Richard told me he wanted “a dog like Dean’s” who would be capable of riding in a harness while Richard went downhill skiing… the little male dog in that dream was no doubt based on the real Dean Potter’s dog, Whisper. 1,167 more words

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Graham Hunt: Climber Lived Full Life Before Yosemite BASE Jumping Accident

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Graham Hunt’s friend says the 29-year-old lived a full life despite his young age before his death over the weekend in a Yosemite BASE jumping accident. 228 more words

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Dean Potter, the extreme adventurer

I first discovered Dean Potter when watching the film Masters of Stone V; I was instantly in awe of his climbing ability. There was something about Dean that made him stick out from all the other climbers in the film, I think it was his calm persona and his togetherness with nature. 410 more words

Climbing legend Dean Potter among 2 dead after BASE jump attempt

SALT LAKE CITY – Two BASE jumpers died while doing illegal jumps at Yosemite National Park on Saturday night.

Forty-three-year old Dean Potter and 29-year-old Graham Hunt were both extreme sports climbers and BASE jumpers. 337 more words

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