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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2009, 11:35:40 AM »
INSANE!  :shock:
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2009, 12:00:32 PM »
INSANE!  :shock:


Adrenalin junkies. They really just need a pet savannah to put on their heads right? ;)


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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2009, 12:56:53 PM »
For some reason this made me laugh. It looks wonderful but my life is too precious to ever try it.

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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2009, 01:12:30 PM »
Looks like a bunch of Quads in the making to me.

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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2009, 02:28:51 PM »
NFW!! Hmm, didn't show em landing.. :?  Looked sorta like flying squirrels! My feet are firmly planted on the ground thank you very much..although people may argue that playing with thousands of stinging insects is crazy too  :roll: J
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« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2009, 06:37:28 PM »
That was good! I'll ask my wife tonight.... :roll:
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2009, 08:45:00 PM »
That video raised Hob with my vertigo.  I got so dizzy just watching that.
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #8 on: February 17, 2009, 11:02:52 PM »
NFW!! Hmm, didn't show em landing.. :?  Looked sorta like flying squirrels! My feet are firmly planted on the ground thank you very much..although people may argue that playing with thousands of stinging insects is crazy too  :roll: J

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At the very end, it shows two of them using parachutes.
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2009, 12:49:53 PM »
There are definitely all types out there!

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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2009, 01:48:07 PM »
The difference is that the thousands of stinging insects don't hit you at 100 miles per hour with an infinite mass!

They make it look so easy...but they are never more than one wind gust away from dead.

They showed them landing at the very end...the parachutes came out.

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« Reply #11 on: February 18, 2009, 05:05:56 PM »
I watched it again & saw..was just so shocked @ first, didn't pay attention  :roll: It would be a big mess if one goofed & hit those rocks..they look knife sharp in places!  I'll still stick with bugs!  J
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« Reply #12 on: February 18, 2009, 05:39:37 PM »
  Like grandpa used to say, " Theres a fine line between being brave and being stupid."
You don't need a parachute to sky dive.... you do how ever need one to sky dive twice.
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2009, 11:09:30 PM »
Natural selection in action.  Either that or too much methanol in their home brew.

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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2009, 11:29:51 PM »
I see a segment for the next "faces of death" series... :roll:
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2009, 09:35:28 AM »
I finally checked out the video, JP.  Wow.  I actually envy them, what freedom!  Absolutely insane, but admit it, you all, just a twinge of envy passed through you while you watched them soar!

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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2009, 10:59:59 AM »
I'll admit Ann, I would love to be able to soar like that!


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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2009, 02:24:48 PM »
I was thinking that it would be cool to soar like that, then I realized that most of the video is actually in slow motion, and most of those falls happen in mere seconds.  Not time to think much less enjoy.
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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #18 on: February 19, 2009, 04:30:54 PM »
Like we could really do that! :flyingpig: First have to learn to jump into a pool from 45'. I did that height into a lake in Alabama once, it was a kick in the butt! Only took 45 minutes to convince myself to do it. More I thought about it the scarier it seemed until I just did it. What a rush, can't tell you how many times I jumped after that!


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Re: Can You Believe This? Wow!!!
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2009, 11:50:40 AM »
I am so going to do this!! JP will either be responsible for the greatest thrill or my death... Either way its cool. I am totally into the buzz factor, but had not seen the close to the ground stuff....
I will let you know how it turns out.
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