Category Archives: Sports

Meet the father of BASE jumping

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Why would a perfectly sane person parachute off a cliff? That’s what people asked BASE jumper Carl Boenish all the time. Boenish — a kind of merry prankster of BASE jumping — devised some carefully worded answers to that question. He had a romantic answer: “I’m glorifying mankind’s beautiful spirit of seeking adventure,” he’d say. Continue reading: Meet the father of BASE jumping – CNN.com

Refugees find hope on soccer field, classroom

FugeesIMG_3732_CMYKA wrong turn changed Luma Mufleh’s life. “I was taking a drive to Clarkston, Georgia, to visit a Middle Eastern grocery store,” she said. “On my way home, I missed my turn, and I had to turn into this apartment complex. I saw these kids outside playing soccer. They were playing in the streets with blocks set up as goals and barefoot with a raggedy soccer ball. It reminded me of how I grew up playing soccer in the streets of Jordan.” Continue reading: Refugees find hope on soccer field, classroom – CNN.com