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PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Other Issues Anchored To Parasailing Bill In House

A long-sought effort to regulate Florida’s commercial parasailing industry has been weighed down in the House with tethered kite boarding and moored ballooning.

04/16/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Florida Senate Unanimously Passes Parasailing Regulations

After drawing attention for several parasailing accidents, the Florida Senate took a step forward Thursday by approving a bill that will place government regulations on the industry.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS - MAY 24:  A couple is seen para-sailing during the first round of the Pure Silk-LPGA Bahamas Classic at the Ocean Club course on May 24, 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Parasailing Regulations Fly Through Senate

After drawing attention to parasailing accidents, which have not only caused injuries but deaths as well, the Florida Senate has approved a bill that would place regulations on parasailing companies.

04/03/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Parasail Bill Soaring Through Senate

A long-sought effort to impose regulations on the parasailing industry glided Monday through its second Senate committee.

03/11/2014

Parasail 625 (Source: www.ovationvacations.com)

Parasailing Regulations Bill Launched In Senate

An effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature.

02/13/2014

Kathleen Miskell died as the result of a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach. (Courtesy: Erin Mulcahy)

Husband Of CT Tourist Killed While Parasailing Files Lawsuit

The husband of a 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing has filed a lawsuit against the water sports company.

CBS4–06/12/2013

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Parasail Safety Bill Clears Senate Panel

Less than a year after a Connecticut woman fell 200 feet to her death when her harness broke while parasailing off Pompano Beach, a bill to ensure more safety for high-flying thrill seekers has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate.

CBS4–04/03/2013

(Source: MiamiBeachParasail.com)

Lawmaker Seeks Tighter Restrictions On Parasailing Companies

Responding to the recent death of a tourist in a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach, Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray , said Monday she will file legislation to place safety and insurance requirements on the largely unregulated parasailing industry.

CBS4–09/11/2012

Kathleen Miskell

Focus on South Florida: Dangers of Parasailing

Following a deadly accident in Pompano Beach, we talk with guests who believe parasailing should be held to some kind of regulation.

My TV 33–09/07/2012

Kathleen Miskell died as the result of a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach. (Courtesy: Erin Mulcahy)

Medical Examiner: Parasailer Died From Drowning, Blunt Trauma

The 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing with her husband died from drowning and blunt trauma, according to Broward’s Office of the Medical Examiner.

CBS Miami–08/22/2012

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