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Jumping From The 'Top Of The World,' Skydiver Breaks Sound Barrier

Felix Baumgartner lept 24 miles from the stratosphere and landed gracefully just more than nine minutes later in a desert in Roswell, N.M., Sunday.

For Lady Arm Wrestlers, It's Brawn Or Bust

Jayme Dyer didn't know what to expect when she first tried out the growing theatrical sport of women's arm wrestling. Then she started winning. This summer, Dyer donned her alter-ego, Ze Dirty Butcher, to compete with seven other women in the first national ladies arm wrestling championships.

Skydiver Successfully Leaps From Record Altitude

Sunday, Austrian pilot Felix Baumgartner landed safely on Earth after jumping 24 miles for just over nine minutes from the stratosphere. He lept from the highest altitude ever for a skydiver.

Week In Sports: Big Surprises In Baseball Playoffs

Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca for his take on the sports news of the week.