In our December 2012 issue, Charity Kelly told us how she was inducted into the Dallas BASE Crew (DBC). Her boyfriend Brad is a member and helped her get started, but gave her strict instructions NOT to call him her mentor. At the end of her story, DBC was on their way to Switzerland for a BASE trip well beyond Charity’s experience level. Here now is video proof of what the (non)mentor did on his Swiss vacation:
And the next DBC trip to Switzerland? Charity’s plane tickets are already booked.
Do you really know what you’re doing up there? Maybe read this article before your next XRW attempt. The life you save could be your own.
2012 World Parachuting Championships: A Photo Essay by Rolf Kuratle, Emirates Aviation Association
Have you heard of this placed called Dubai? It looks amazing!
Flopping Your Hog: A Guide to Boogie-ing on a Weather Hold by Faith Hewitt-Treadwell
Sandy hijinks at Skydive Palatka.
Homegrown Good Times by Amahra Perry
The best boogie you’ve never heard of, deep in the heart of the Midwest.
Racquetball, Anyone? by Moe Viletto
We are super psyched for the chance to publish some of the craziest, actually really happened stories by an urban BASE pioneer. This is the first of hopefully many entries into the BASE history category.
Centerfold: Roberta Mancino flies the crack by Noah Bahnson
She’s the shit.
Mission to the Eiger, Part 3 by Alastair Macartney
The conclusion of Jump4Heroes epic journey to the epic Eiger. With minimal casualties this time around. Video coming out any day now…
No More Needles for Me by Ian Smith
Ian sold plasma to buy his first rig.
My Egg Carton by Mariah Veis
Mariah sold future humans. Mariah wins.
World Wingsuit League Grand Prix
Speedy wingsuiting in China. Julain Boulle wins.
A Day with a Champion by Jay Sylvester
In what other sport can a beginner compete on the same team with a world champion? Skydiving wins.