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RedBull Air Drop – Largest Stunt of Its Kind In History

The RedBull Air Drop has begun!  Of course Hawaii will be left out of this stunt. Red Bull is giving wings to millions of students around the world—the largest stunt of its kind in history. Wings Worldwide – 400 campuses, 55 countries, 6 continents…1 day. [youtube=http://youtu.be/0qewVtzvo_0] Related Links: RedBull Cliff Diving Championships (Day 1 Practice) […]

BJ Penn Lands Part on “Hawaii 5-0” – Red Bull Cliff Diver Orlando Duque Recovering

So here is a bit of local sports news and I just happen to have a picture of the two of them together.  BJ Penn is going to guest star on Hawaii 5-0 and Orlando Duque is recovering following his third surgery. I was reading BJ Penn’s first blog post on the Bleacher Report since […]

Professional Skydiver Ash White Dies Today While Skydiving

I’m saddened to learn that experienced parachutist Ash White passed away skydiving today at Skydive Hawaii. Their facebook page stated the following a few hours ago: We are closed at this time for the rest of the day. A freefall collision rendered Ash White unconscious. Our thoughts are with those he loved and all the […]

Red Bull Cliff Diver Orlando Duque Breaks Ankle Skydiving… Out for Season

Nine-time world champion and current leader of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2011 Orlando Duque will miss the rest of the season after breaking his ankle. I met Orlando when he was here in Hilo last year for the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving Finals and he’s really a great guy. As many […]

The Official Video of the Red Bull Cliff Divers in Hilo Finally Released

Red Bull finally released the “official” video of the dives that took place at the Red Bull Cliff Diving championships in Hilo a couple months ago. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MouawOS-h_E] You can see the posts that I posted from this event here: Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships (Day 1 Practice) – Hilo, Hawaii Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship Luau Red […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series FINALS… The Video Package

After more than 20,000 miles traveled, almost 200 three-second flights and 17,263.45 points awarded, the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series staged its final showdown at the Kawainui Falls on Hawaii’s Big Island. In a spine-tingling competition, reigning World Series champion and Oahu resident Orlando Duque took his first season victory in front of […]

Wordless Wednesday – The Red Bull Media Pass and Signature Cards from the 2010 Cliff Diving Championships

I was honored to be given a media pass at the Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship World Series that ended in Hilo, Hawaii this year.  I realized that I took over 850 pictures of the event.  I wonder what the percentage of them had a Red Bull Logo in them? So here is the “Media […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series Hilo Stop Overview

Someone asked me to post a link to all of my Red Bull Cliff Diving posts on one page so here it is: Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships (Day 1 Practice) – Hilo, Hawaii Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship Luau Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships (Day 2 Practice) – Artem Silchenko Makes It! Hassan Mouti Draws Pohaku Number […]

Results of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series

Today was the last stop of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Championships here in Hilo, Hawaii. The event began with the pohaku that the divers had chosen last night being laid out at the top of the cliff as the rocks would be returned to where they initially were picked up from. Kuhao […]

Hassan Mouti Draws Pohaku Number One for Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships Today

The Red Bull Cliff Diving “Draw Party” was held last night at “Da Shack” with Kuhao Zane presiding over the presentation. The divers all drew rocks from a Sig Zane bag and then all opened the tapa cloth around the rocks to determine the diving order for todays competition. The tension rose as the order […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving Championships (Day 2 Practice) – Artem Silchenko Makes It!

Well today was the second day of practice before tomorrows Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship in Hilo, Hawaii. The biggest news of the day, was that Russian diver Artem Silchenko finally arrived despite having difficulties with his visa. All the other divers were stoked to see him as although these folks compete against each other, […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving Championship Weekend on the Big Island

Media Release: Decorated with Hawaiian leis, hula dancers welcomed 12 of the world’s best cliff divers to the sport’s birthplace on the group of islands located in the midst of the Pacific Ocean. Four months after its kick-off in France and five breathtaking competitions across Europe and Central America later, the grand finale of the […]

Final Destination for Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in the Land of Cliff Diving’s Origin

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2010 Comes to Hilo, Hawaii for Final Stop Media Release: Kahekili, the last independent king of Maui, used cliff diving as an initiation rite for his warriors back in the 18th century. “Leaping feet-first from a high cliff into water without making a splash” – otherwise known as “Lele […]

Red Bull Cliff Diving Series Ends in Hilo

Ok… so I’m very interested in where in Hilo they could stage a Red Bull Cliff Diving Series. I believe Rainbow Falls is not even close to being high enough of a jump and I have heard from the grapevine that the cliff is on someones private property. Anyone hear where this is gonna be […]