Base Jumping

B.C. BASE Jumper Dead After Parachute Opened Too Late: RCMP

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.26.2016 | Canada British Columbia

No further information about the person will be released while family members are being notified.

Calgarian Dies In BASE Jump From U.S. Bridge

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

The 34-year-old was pronounced dead at a nearby dock.

Grab Big Air At Revelstoke Mountain

Mark Sissons | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Travel
Mark Sissons

In skiing parlance, big air usually refers to launching off of large slope side jumps. B.C.'s Revelstoke Mountain Resort has taken the concept a step -- make that a giant leap -- further.

Base Jumper Critically Injured After Hitting Cliff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

The parachute did not fully open after the man hit the cliff

Edmonton BASE Jumpers Arrested

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

This is the third BASE jumping incident in Edmonton in the past few years.

Vancouver Daredevil Dies BASE Jumping From U.S. Bridge

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 03.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Idaho's Perrine Bridge is the only man-made structure in the U.S. where the sport is allowed daily without a permit.

BASE Jumping: The World's Most Dangerous Sport

Gal's Got Game | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living
Gal's Got Game

You don't have to look far to find BASE jumping in the news these days. The dangers of BASE jumping are well-known, and deaths are hardly rare. At least 26 people have died BASE jumping in the last year alone. Clearly some daredevils are not deterred.

LOOK: Travel Hotspots That'll Get Your Heart Racing

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Adrenaline junkies looking for their next travel adventure may want to consider consulting a new list of extreme destinations for 2014 t...

WATCH: B.C.'s Outdoor Adventurers

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Whether it's mountains, water, snow, or greenery that gets your heart going, B.C. has something for every kind of outdoors person. To celebrate how...

LOOK: BASE Jumps Amuses Some, Angers Police

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Police are looking for three daredevils who left onlookers bewildered when they parachuted from the top of a 36-storey condominium tower un...

How To Be Extreme In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia is an ideal place for extreme sports: whitewater rafting, skydiving, heliskiing ... You can test your limits in any season. In th...

WATCH: 95-Metre Bridge Jump Called 'Stupid And Dangerous'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

When Johnny Korthuis posted a video online of a successful base jump off Lethbridge's High Level Bridge, a few unexpected things happened. Korthuis...