Skydiver Luke Aikins set a world record on Saturday becoming the first person in history to jump from a plane from 25,000 feet without a parachute or wing-suit in a California desert outside Los Angeles.
After more than 200 days at sea, a British-born adventurer became the first person to row solo, nonstop from North America to Australia on Sunday. NewsHour’s Stephen Fee has the story. Continue reading
Just over sixty years ago this week 25-year-old British runner Roger Bannister did what many athletes, and even doctors, had deemed impossible. He broke the four-minute mile. Bannister reflects on the barrier he somehow knew was psychological not physical. Continue reading