Eight years ago, Jason McElwain was the autistic student-manager who scored 20 points in just four minutes during his only high school basketball game and won the hearts of many. Video of McElwain’s scoring spree for Greece Athena High School went viral, and now, he’s inspiring with his athletic feats once again — this time at the Boston Marathon. After running two Rochester...
Four runners in the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon exemplified what it means to be “Boston Strong.” In a special scene captured by the Washington Post’s Wesley Lowery, one runner collapsed just shy of the finish line. But instead of moving right past the man, four other runners stopped, picked him up and carried him across the finish line so they all finished the grueling...
BASE jump in Moab, Utah goes horribly wrong for Ammon McNeely. Yeah, that's his foot."He is happy to state that he will not be losing his leg, and he is very thankful for everyone's support and well wishes, as it means a lot to him."**Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
First and foremost I want to say thank you to all the first responders that helped during yesterdays tragic events, you are all true heroes. Sports are a very important thing here in Boston, we live for it. If our teams don’t do well we get upset and stay angry for the whole year until the next season. We are alike in that aspect. But after the tragedy in Boston yesterday there’s...
Creighton Baird pushed his extremely nervous girlfriend, Jessica Powell, off a 400-foot cliff in Utah in a canyon rope swing — and they broke up a week later. In the video taken by filmmaker Devin Graham, you can see how Powell just doesn’t want to jump. Can you blame her?
The 2013 Winter X Games have begun. Yeah, everyone’s going to be talking about Shaun White but our focus is going t… [[ Read More ]]
January 24, 2013
One man died at a Russian ski-resort when he and a partner careened down a mountainside in an inflatable Zorb ball. The ball veered off course, picking up speed as several onlookers ran to help. Denis Burakov died from neck and spinal injuries and Vladimir Shcherbov was treated for various injuries. Zorbing is an extreme [...]
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner set a world record for the highest skydive with a dive that started 24 miles above New Mexico. See the record-setting video here.
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HE'S A ROCKET MAN
Here’s video of a real Superman.
Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy raced two jets over the Swiss Alps while wearing a jet suit.
The 52-year-old pilot is known as “Jetman.”
He dropped from a helicopter and traveled at 125 mph wearing a kerosene-powered wing that he designed himself.
He flew alongside two L-39C Albatros jets from the Breitling Jet Team, the world's largest professional...