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Oct 24, 2014 08:30 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A woman from Melbourne swam 78 miles in 42 1/2 hours. Continue reading →
Oct 13, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Discovery News
A trio of BASE jumpers film themselves making a big splash at a party.
Oct 5, 2014 05:04 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An ultra-marathon runner was rescued on Saturday while trying to 'run' to Bermuda from Florida in an inflatable 'paddle bubble.' Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
On Oct. 4, sailors will set out for the 12th round-the-world edition of the Volvo Ocean Race. Here’s an inside look into how the yachts were designed and how the sailors will compete until the finale in June.
Sep 25, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Nik Wallenda will attempt a skyscraper-to-skyscraper walk -- without a harness or safety net -- beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT, Sunday, Nov. 2. Continue reading →
Aug 31, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Pilots fly up to 230 miles per hour just above motor-speedway courses in the the Red Bull Air Race, which resumes in September.
Aug 26, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Against a beautiful French Polynesian backdrop, the world's top surfers took to the water in search of waves that could make them champions.
Aug 14, 2014 04:36 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It's the world's largest urban zip line, and it requires riders to BASE jump off of it after four seconds, in order to avoid a crash landing at the other end of the 2,000-foot line Continue reading →
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