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Patrick Romero and crew took some time out to make some giant rope swings under some of the tallest bridges in the west.
Perrine Bridge 486 feet & Dirty Devil Bridge 250 feet
One tweet seemed to capture the sentiment best: “It’s like the Dodgers without Vin Scully, just doesn’t feel right.”
No, this week’s Winter X Games won’t be the same without television personality and X Games icon Sal Masekela, whose 13-year streak with the X Games and ESPN ended last month with the announcement he signed a multi-year agreement with Red Bull Media House.
His replacement will beÂ Â …Â More
There were 8 authenticated unprovoked shark attacks reported from the Pacific Coast of North America during 2012, which includes 1 fatal attack. There were 7 attacks, including the fatal case, recorded from California and 1 from Oregon. The attacks were distributed in the following months; January (1), May (2), July (2) and October (3).
There were 2 shark attacks reported south of the southern Santa Barbara County line, with the remaining 5 attacks from Santa Barbara County north. The single Oregon shark attack occurred nearÂ Â …Â More
A French swimmer who lacks legs and arms successfully dived through a 108-foot deep well in Brussels on Thursday (January 10).
The limbless athlete set a new world record in disabled diving, at the world’s deepest indoor swimming pool.
Philippe Croizon, had his limbs amputated after a 1994 electrical accident at age 26.
He completed the underwater achievement with the aide of paddle-like prosthetics with flippers and with the help of 15 experienced divers.