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Cliff Diving

Cliff Jumping Deaths Of 2017

Photo Credit Patrick Giannaccini

Education about water safety is the best way to prevent loss of life. Learn from the situations of the past to protect your future.  April 26th, Santa Cruz California, Alejandro Lopez, 19 Alejandro Lopez was jumping off a coastal cliff at a popular surfing spot in Santa Cruz California when […]

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Painted Quarry | Virginia Swimming

Painted Quarry

Painted Quarry lies an hour West of Shenandoah National Park. Location found using the Big Swings App. Beautiful landscapes filled with mountain peaks, farmlands, and animal life surround the area. Lush Maple, Yellow Poplar, Ash, and Basswood hardwoods make up the expanse of hillsides and forests. Painted Quarry sits silently among the […]

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Adams Falls – Illegal Swimming

Adams Falls

Adams falls is an escape from everyday life. Her beauty can be compared to any cascade in Pennsylvania. The deep pool below below the falls births a natural, illegal swimming hole. The trail system supported by the State Park services bears signage warning visitor not to enjoy the natural atmosphere […]

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How I Enrich My Family’s Summer With Outdoor Adventure

How I Enrich My Family's Summer With Outdoor Adventure

What will I do with my day today? Work, eat, sleep… repeat. I often wonder..Will this routine that makes life “meaningful” ever change? Even adding Outdoors to the list of daily life activities can be a challenge. How can I enrich my family’s summer with outdoor adventure? On top of […]

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Eleven Elevated Instagram Galleries- Who Do You Follow ?

There are over 500 million Instagram Galleries. These are my picks for the 11 best up-and-coming cliff jumping explorers pages from around the globe. By Jonathon Kelly and BSA Editorial 1. @nicoantn | Nicolas Anton Our adventure begins in Nice, France with upcoming Instagramer and Videographer, Nicolas Anton. This dude is knocking out […]

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Cliff Jumping Friends | NH – VT – NY

An Instagram Message began it all… Adventurer and wild man Patrick Gianniccini reached out to the Big Swings team showing us his itinerary and general plans for a five day cliff jumping trip in Northeast America. Patrick had used the Big Swings App to find all the locations and was […]

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The Furlongs | New York State

In 2016, Big Swings Crew had the opportunity to visit The Furlongs in New York State. This gem hides under a bridge, lost in a one-road town in the Catskill Mountains. The Furlongs was the first stop on a week long adventure through North East America using the Big Swings […]

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Seven Day Swimming Adventure

The crew took to the road at 4am on a Saturday morning in early June. Leaving from Philadelphia, we began the first leg of our seven-day swimming adventure. Our caravan of adventurers drove through the night until we finally met our first destination just a few hours after daybreak. We […]

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Holiday Gift Guide for Adventure Addicts

Whether you’re backpacking into the Grand Canyon or hiking to a top-secret camping spot, you’ll want to bring along some of our favorite picks for outdoor enthusiasts. Don’t miss these sales! All of these items on our Holiday Gift Guide are perfect gifts for that adventurous family member, or if […]

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