Kevin Brown, 50, of Fayetteville, was the first tandem BASE jumper at the New River Gorge Bridge. He made his jump during Bridge Day 2011.
TandemBASE is the first and only company in the country to offer tandem BASE jumps. They made their first appearance at Bridge Day last year. Here, a first-timer plunges off the New River Gorge Bridge while strapped to an expert BASE jumper.
TandemBASE developed a special parachute made just for tandem BASE jumps, designed to support more weight and provide a soft landing will still maintaining maneuverability.