Raider & Parachutist Talks About Gratitude

My name is Mike Murphy and I am a 30-year-old active-duty Marine. In my free time, I work as a tandem and Advanced Free Fall Skydiving Instructor. I met Tristan BASE jumping and always admired his efforts with 22 Jumps. As I began to learn more about his brother’s...

Parachute Sports Saved My Life — Now I Jump to Save Others

I took another sip from the Pabst Blue Ribbon bottle as I lazily turned to my friend and fellow Marine Corps veteran, Ian. “Man, I’m off probation now. [hiccup] I think we should do something fun next weekend instead of just continuing this hangover.” I had been on...

Origins of 22 Jumps : Lessons Learned the Hard Way

The first time I watched my brother Kiernan BASE jump, I was mesmerized. Jumping off a cliff with a parachute looked like it was the most fun thing in the world, and I was confident that if Kiernan and I had BASE as a common passion, we could begin to heal together....