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Jury Convicts One World Trade Center BASE Jumpers

On Monday, A New York City Jury convicted the One World Trade Center BASE jumpers of multiple misdemeanor crimes. The jump, which they executed back in September of 2013, took the men from the top of the One World Trace Center, over several Manhattan city blocks, ultimately landing on the intersection of Vesey Street and the West Side Highway. 101 more words


World Trade Center BASE Jumpers Acquitted Of Burglary, Guilty On Lesser Charges

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Three men who parachuted off 1 World Trade Center were found guilty Monday of reckless endangerment and BASE jumping but acquitted of more serious felony burglary charges. 223 more words


John Branch on 'Lost Brother in Yosemite'

The author of Snowfall again has the Internet talking about an outdoorsy story. New York Times feature writer John Branch’s latest deep dive delves into BASE jumping and an iconic figure who died doing it. 65 more words

Attorney Argues WTC BASE Jumpers ‘Followed Their Passion’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The three people who BASE jumped from One World Trade Center appeared in court Wednesday, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reports.

The attorney for BASE jumper Andrew Rossig told the jury, “Don’t let these men be scapegoated because they embarrassed city and state government.” 198 more words


Professional Calls One World Trade Center Base-Jumpers “Heroes"

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On Monday, professional base-jumper, stuntman, and owner of Tandem Base LLC, Sean Chuma testified in the One World Trade Center Base Jumping case, calling Marko Markovich, Andrew Rossig, and James Brady “heroes” for their stunt. 157 more words


Sunshine Superman

Before I saw Sunshine Superman, I had no idea what BASE jumping was. B.A.S.E. is an acronym for building, antenna, span and earth, the four categories you can jump from with a parachute (or nowadays a wingsuit). 185 more words