Skydiver Aims To Land Without Parachute

  • Page

    of 3 First / Last

    Previous
  • gamingdave 23 May 2012 13:03:10 4,216 posts
    Seen 1 week ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    Will he, won't he? About to be shown live on Sky news, which you they are showing on their website.

    Madman jumps out of a helicopter at 2500ft and tries to land on a pile of cardboard boxes.

    Balls of steal.
  • the_dudefather 23 May 2012 13:05:43 9,284 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    gamingdave wrote:
    Balls of steal.
    He stole someone else's?

    (ง ͠ ͟ʖ ͡)

  • BinaryBob101 23 May 2012 13:09:09 22,637 posts
    Seen 6 hours ago
    Registered 5 years ago
    Has it already been on then?

    Sir_Walter_Rally wrote:
    Many films are based on phone charge running out and being trapped somewhere...

  • billythekid 23 May 2012 13:10:59 11,107 posts
    Seen 6 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    "If he miscalculates his approach he will have a split second to abort the jump and deploy an emergency parachute."

    Pussy.
  • DaM 23 May 2012 13:11:44 12,991 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    He'll be needing to steal some if he doesn't get the landing right.
  • Trowel 23 May 2012 13:14:46 17,596 posts
    Seen 1 hour ago
    Registered 11 years ago
    http://news.sky.com/home/strange-news/article/16233460

    It doesn't actually mention anywhere whether he has to survive the landing.
  • gamingdave 23 May 2012 13:15:42 4,216 posts
    Seen 1 week ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    the_dudefather wrote:
    gamingdave wrote:
    Balls of steal.
    He stole someone else's?
    Yes he did, that's obviously why I wrote steal not steel.

    Not been on yet, been moved back and now expected sometime after 1:30
  • L_Franko Moderator 23 May 2012 13:22:39 9,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    He wont be the first person to ever land from a great height without a parachute and survive though.
  • billythekid 23 May 2012 13:31:55 11,107 posts
    Seen 6 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    L_Franko wrote:
    He wont be the first person to ever land from a great height without a parachute and survive though.
    First one to do it on purpose though?
  • Razz 23 May 2012 13:33:20 61,068 posts
    Seen 15 minutes ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    Who really knows

    --------------------------------------------------------------------
    Steam/PSN/XBOX: Razztafarai | 3DS: 1246-9674-8856
    --------------------------------------------------------------------

  • mrpon 23 May 2012 13:38:08 28,756 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    Sneak preview of the boxes he's landing on, look pretty sturdy.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • L_Franko Moderator 23 May 2012 13:39:29 9,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    billythekid wrote:
    L_Franko wrote:
    He wont be the first person to ever land from a great height without a parachute and survive though.
    First one to do it on purpose though?
    Oh yeah, I'd have thought so.
  • Rusty_M 23 May 2012 13:39:40 4,648 posts
    Seen 7 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    Landing is easy. He's pretty much guaranteed to land. The issue is how much vertical speed he has when he does

    The world is going mad. Me? I'm doing fine.

  • Benno 23 May 2012 13:41:30 9,843 posts
    Seen 7 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Hes got balls
  • Razz 23 May 2012 13:45:20 61,068 posts
    Seen 15 minutes ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    Let's hope so otherwise how could he see where to land

    --------------------------------------------------------------------
    Steam/PSN/XBOX: Razztafarai | 3DS: 1246-9674-8856
    --------------------------------------------------------------------

  • President_Weasel 23 May 2012 13:49:55 9,179 posts
    Seen 5 minutes ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
  • brokenkey 23 May 2012 13:52:46 6,983 posts
    Seen 5 hours ago
    Registered 13 years ago
    so he bottled it?

    3DS 3497-0122-1484
    XBL/PSN/NNID: CptnBrokenkey

  • sport 23 May 2012 13:54:07 12,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Maybe it's boxes filled with jello?
  • X201 23 May 2012 13:54:23 15,268 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    President_Weasel wrote:
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
    Serbian

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

    Edit: and it was 33,000 ft

    Edited by X201 at 13:55:31 23-05-2012
  • sport 23 May 2012 14:00:59 12,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    X201 wrote:
    President_Weasel wrote:
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
    Serbian

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

    Edit: and it was 33,000 ft
    Bullshit, space starts at 10,000 ft!
  • Deleted user 23 May 2012 14:03:03
    I must have been to space at least 30 times then.
  • L_Franko Moderator 23 May 2012 14:06:56 9,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 7 years ago
    X201 wrote:
    President_Weasel wrote:
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
    Serbian

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

    Edit: and it was 33,000 ft
    "she even enjoys watching movies with plane crashes"

    That's just sick!
  • X201 23 May 2012 14:08:30 15,268 posts
    Seen 3 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    sport wrote:
    X201 wrote:
    President_Weasel wrote:
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
    Serbian

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

    Edit: and it was 33,000 ft
    Bullshit, space starts at 10,000 ft!
    Mount Everest is 29,000 ft

    Edited by X201 at 14:08:52 23-05-2012
  • Deleted user 23 May 2012 14:11:01
    The 2009 Report on that wiki puts things in a rather different perspective ;)
  • sport 23 May 2012 14:12:23 12,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    X201 wrote:
    sport wrote:
    X201 wrote:
    President_Weasel wrote:
    A (Rumanian? Polish?) stewardess fell out of a plane without a parachute and survived falling 20,000 feet.
    I wouldn't recommend trying it though.
    Serbian

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vesna_Vulovi%C4%87

    Edit: and it was 33,000 ft
    Bullshit, space starts at 10,000 ft!
    Mount Everest is 29,000 ft
    duh! That's why you need oxygen to reach the summit!!
  • mrpon 23 May 2012 14:15:27 28,756 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    brokenkey wrote:
    so he bottled it?
    Delayed till 3 or 4pm.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Stickman 23 May 2012 14:16:33 29,664 posts
    Seen 1 week ago
    Registered 10 years ago
    No one EVER gets sport, bless him. You keep going chap!

    THIS SPACE FOR RENT

  • sport 23 May 2012 14:18:03 12,694 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 9 years ago
    Stickman wrote:
    No one EVER gets sport, bless him. You keep going chap!
    :-D tis true. Anyway, apologies for the derailment. So tune in at 4pm for imminent death?
  • ronuds 23 May 2012 14:18:29 21,788 posts
    Seen 1 year ago
    Registered 8 years ago
    CrispyXUK wrote:
    I must have been to space at least 30 times then.
    Some live there.
  • graysonavich 23 May 2012 14:19:09 7,320 posts
    Seen 2 hours ago
    Registered 4 years ago
    I'd imagine the first 13,000 odd feet of falling aren't filled with too much with "hmmm the atmosphere is a little thin but if I hold my breath I'll be ok"
  • Page

    of 3 First / Last

    Previous
Log in or register to reply