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James Miller (parachutist)

Extreme sports

James Jarrett Miller, also known as Fan Man, was an American parachutist and paraglider pilot known for his appearances at various sporting events. His most infamous appearance was the November 6, 1993 boxing match between Evander Holyfield and Riddick Bowe at Caesars Palace on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada. Fan Man made headlines in the United States when he used his powered paraglider to fly into the arena, eventually crashing into the side of the ring.


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  • Background 

  • The Fan Man fight 

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  • Later years and death 

  • In popular culture