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Beach BASE jump - 

The sport of BASE jumping started in 1978 when film-maker Carl Boenish and friends began sky-diving off El Capitan’s famous big walls in America’s Yosemite National Park. Standing for Buildings, Antennas, Spans, and Earth, the sport has grown into a world-wide phenomenom. Here’s a few cool spots people have entered the earthly atmosphere.

Source:  RedBull Adventures

Beach BASE jump - 

The sport of BASE jumping started in 1978 when film-maker Carl Boenish and friends began sky-diving off El Capitan’s famous big walls in America’s Yosemite National Park. Standing for Buildings, Antennas, Spans, and Earth, the sport has grown into a world-wide phenomenom. Here’s a few cool spots people have entered the earthly atmosphere.

Source:  RedBull Adventures

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.
Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot

Coney Island in the 1960s: New York’s beachfront world of its own – in pictures

A new exhibition of Aaron Rose’s photographs at the Museum of the City of New York chronicles the history of the city’s most famous beach. The show, In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs, 1961-1963, is at the Museum of the City of New York until 3 August.

HH:  Some nostalgic Coney Island photos here - some real urban Americana.

Coney Island in the 1960s: New York’s beachfront world of its own – in pictures

A new exhibition of Aaron Rose’s photographs at the Museum of the City of New York chronicles the history of the city’s most famous beach. The show, In a World of Their Own: Coney Island Photographs, 1961-1963, is at the Museum of the City of New York until 3 August.

HH:  Some nostalgic Coney Island photos here - some real urban Americana.