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Whether you're looking to get into BASE jumping and need information on how to get started, or find out more about the risks involved in BASE, or whether you're an experienced jumper looking to catch up on new techniques - our large selection of BASE jumping articles will provide you with what you need. From where to start to how to handle an emergency situation better.

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Bridge Day 2015 Fingerprint Plan Implications - 2015-02-12 by admin

My name is Jason Bell and I served as the Bridge Day BASE Jumping Coordinator from 2002-2014. I made my first BASE jump at Bridge Day long ago and my family has grown to love the New River Gorge area over the years. However, new requirements for Bridge Day 2015 have changed everything and will likely result in no BASE jumpers attending the event. First, a little history of what transpired recently...
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Following The Australian Pioneers - 2015-01-21 by admin

For me the story began something like 4 years ago when I got my hands on an article in 96’ issue of “Vertical World' magazine about the jump from the Trango Towers, one of the highest verticals on a planet. Two Australians: Glenn Singleman and Nic Feteris came up with the idea of jumping there and made the expedition come true. The photos of the guys frozen in the moment of the leap from the wall, backgrounded by the rocks and the snow on the cover made even greater impression. The picture strongly carved in my memory. I was just going to start base-jumping at that time. After some time I saw the movie about the jump and it made my urge to jump there unavoidable.
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Apex BASE Announce Lobo Canopy - 2014-11-18 by admin

Apex BASE, the world’s largest manufacturer of BASE specific equipment, recently announced the debut of their new, completely redesigned canopy for exclusive use in the demanding BASE environment. The result of a full six years of testing and development, the airfoil has been reworked from the ground up.
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Apex BASE Black Band Press Release - 2014-02-13 by smskydiver

A Press Release from Apex BASE c. 2007 regarding black rubber bands and stowage of the Multiple Bridle Attachment
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Good Cowboys Wear Black. - 2013-05-21 by weathergirl

This was the first of four visits. I’d get up at 4am, drive for an hour, stash the car and furtle about looking dodgy, slowly collecting information on security guards, lighting, cameras, deliveries and various routes in and out of the area.
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