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Sharing our fears with our students

I am not a risk-taker in both the physical and not-physical sense. Thinking myself adept in the process of cost-benefit analysis (just not the math kind), I have made sure to make choices that put my planned-upon success before the risky kind of success. 689 more words

Curriculum And Instruction

The Moab Space Net: Slack Line Madness

Moab Monkeys is a group that specializes in slacklining, highlining, BASE jumping and filmmaking. They recently set up a spider web net over a canyon near Moab, Utah at a head-spinning height of 400 ft to relax and BASE jump. 23 more words

Weird News, Crazy Videos, And Conspiracy

U.S. base jumper Ian Flanders dies in parachute accident in Turkey

WATCH: American base jumper Flanders’ parachute fails, falls to death

ANKARA, Turkey – Organizers and media reports say American base jumper Ian Flanders has died in a parachute accident during a nature sports festival in eastern Turkey. 107 more words

News

Caught On Camera: SoCal BASE Jumper Latest Casualty In Death-Defying Sport

(CBSLA.com) — Hours before Southern California resident Ian Sanders died in a BASE jumping accident on Tuesday, he shot footage for a documentary about the high numbers of deaths in the sport. 136 more words

News

American BASE Jumper Plummets To His Death During Extreme Sports Event In Turkey

SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento) — A death-defying leap turned tragic for an American BASE jumper.

Ian Flanders, a 37-year-old BASE jumper and wingsuit flyer from Southern California, died during an extreme sports event in Turkey. 220 more words

Sports