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Owen Morse sets hang gliding world record for piloting 222.22 miles over California’s Owens Valley

“This flight was a dream come true for me. For six years I’ve been chasing the out-and-back world record, and this year, all the pieces of the puzzle finally came together beautifully.” — Owen Morse, hang glider ...

NASCAR investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall at Alabama race

A noose was discovered in the garage stall of Black race car driver Bubba Wallace at a NASCAR race in Alabama on Sunday, less than two weeks after Wallace advocated successfully for NASCAR to ban the Confederate flag at all tracks and facilities.

NASCAR is investigating, and said they will to do everything possible to ...

Formula 1 replaces its postponed races with a virtual grand prix series

Formula 1 had to postpone and cancel several races on its calendar due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. With races in Australia, Bahrain, Monaco, Vietnam and China already called off, and the Dutch and Spanish Grands Prix now postponed, the organization today announced that it would now host an esports series, the F1 Esports Virtual ...

Watch this gymnastics coach’s incredible reflexes as he saves a young girl from a bad fall

Watch this coach's incredible reflexes as a young gymmast misses her landing during a recent competition in Nashville, Tennessee.

ViralHog quoted the girl's parent:

"This was my daughter's first run on vault and when jumping back on her back handspring she went sideways and could've badly hurt herself but her coach saw that she wasn't ...

Ski resort uses helicopter to bring in more snow

Over the weekend, the Luchon-Superbagnères ski resort in the French Pyrenees used a helicopter to bring in fresh snow to the slopes from higher elevations. The chopper dumped 50 tonnes of snow on the beginner and ski school slopes. From The Guardian:

Hervé Pounau, the director of the local department council, said the cost of ...

Wrestler dives off shopping mall balcony (VIDEO)

Watch this guy jump off the balcony of a Louisiana shopping mall in the name of wrestling.

What a stunt!

He's fine. As other pro wrestlers observed, shopping mall insurance just went through the roof, and it's unlikely that other sports stuntsters will be able to get away with this again.

I salute you, PJ Hawx.

Trump congratulated Superbowl winners Kansas City Chiefs who “represented the Great State of Kansas”

After the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to the team who, er, "represented the Great State of Kansas."

Seriously.

Within a few minutes, he deleted the tweet and posted a corrected version. Here's a response from Claire McCaskill, former Democratic senator from ...