Helicopter on Everest
French pilot Didier Delsalle sets a high-altitude record on May 14 by landing on summit.
The 34-year-old from Centreville, Va., sets a record of 5:28:48 for climb of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Robert Miller's yacht cuts 21/2 days off 100-year-old record in Rolex Transatlantic Race, finishing in nine days, 15 hours, 55 minutes and 23 seconds.
Helicopter On Everest
Nepal's aviation authority rejects Delsalle's record, saying he did not reach the peak and that he violated flight regulations.
The first U.S. climber to summit the world's 14 highest peaks without oxygen retires.
Charles Brown and Bill Buckley's schooner breaks the transatlantic race record but still comes in 3:13:00 after Mari-Cha IV.
NICK WILSON/GETTY IMAGES (MARI-CHA IV)