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Aspiring pro-skier Josh Dueck broke his back in 2004 when a ski flip went wrong, an experience that left him in a wheelchair. But he knew he wanted to return to the slopes. The Sit Ski, or a mono-ski designed for paraplegics, made that possible. Not only that, but with the Sit Ski, Dueck was [...]
Four guys in Australia dined and dashed in extreme style. The men, dressed in business suits, entered Melbourne's Rialto Towers and ordered cocktails at a restaurant bar on the 55th floor, News.com.au reported. Then, they jumped off the balcony before deploying parachutes, which were hidden under t...
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