How Weight Loss is Like A Skydive

Neil Martin | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Neil Martin

It was 3am and three hours before my alarm was due to go off. I managed to get back to sleep, but there was no doubt that when the alarm went off the nervous anticipation would return. This was to be no ordinary day.

Amanda Byram: New Zealand Retreats - Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

I love writing reviews, I really do. But this was one I was reluctant to write. No, not because it was not worth reviewing. Quite the opposite! Matakauri Lodge is SO wonderful that I want to keep it all to my selfish selfie self.

'Fearless' Felix Baumgartner Convicted Of Punching Lorry Driver In The Face

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has been convicted of punching a lorry driver during a road-rage row. The supersonic skydiver had claimed he ...

One Giant Leap

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Tech

He's not called 'Fearless Felix' for nothing. On Sunday evening Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner was towed by a giant helium balloon to over 12...


Caragh Little | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK
Caragh Little

Recently, I was listening to the story of Felix Baumgartner as I was getting ready to go to work. Baumgartner is an Austrian extreme athlete who was aiming to break the sound barrier in a supersonic skydive over New Mexico. He was planning to jump from a capsule floated 23 miles into the stratosphere by a huge helium balloon, and Chris Evans was getting very excited about it all.

Winds Halt 'Fearless' Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Skydive

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Tech

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner has been frustrated in his attempt to skydive from an incredible 23 miles up because of unfavourable winds. Th...

LIVE FEED: Watch 'Fearless' Felix Baumgartner's Record-Breaking Skydive

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Felix Baumgartner has jumped from 23 miles up, and beaten two world records Last week the weather cruelly thwarted Austrian daredevil Felix...

'Sherlock' Takes To The Skies

WENN | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch has taken the plunge with his first ever skydive. The Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy star channelled his inner daredevil as he ...

If You’re Thinking Of Going Skydiving, You Probably Shouldn’t Watch This (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

A video of a pensioner nearly slipping out of her parachute harness as she takes her first tandem skydive has hit the web. The clip, originally po...

WATCH: Daredevil Prepares To Skydive From The Edge Of Space

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Felix Baumgartner isn't your average Austrian. After all, over the course of his 42 years on earth he's jumped off Malaysia's 378.6m (1,242ft) tall Pe...