Being the first (and best) at something means taking on a big hunk of risk and pushing yourself to dangerous limits. This week, stories of fool-hardy flipping and daring-dos. First, the rise and fall of a pilot whose aeronautic feats changed aviation forever.  Then, we meet a figure skater who pulled a thrilling move at the Olympics that no one else (as far as we know) has ever done in all of human history. 

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