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TrulyReconciled posted 7/21/2014 08:58 AM

somanyyears posted 7/21/2014 09:12 AM


..I want a 'wing-suit' for Christmas, Santa!!!

..free flight just like a bird..WOW.. what that must feel like???

..only problem is..you can't just pull up and land on a tree branch to chirp out a song.

..and, ONE mistake..!! it's all over!

..that can be said for stepping off the curb too!

..what about a "sky-diving" g2g???

smy

spond posted 7/21/2014 09:20 AM

I started jumping about 10 years ago... never got into wing suits.

I think a skydiving g2g would be AWESOME!

below is a video of landing a wing suit in water (no chute)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2xmAWS4akE

[This message edited by spond at 9:24 AM, July 21st (Monday)]

norabird posted 7/21/2014 09:28 AM

Cool video...but oh hell no!

TrulyReconciled posted 7/21/2014 11:36 AM

Cool video, spond!

"I am zee 31-year-old crazee pairson ..."

GabyBaby posted 7/21/2014 11:57 AM

I've always wanted to try skydiving at least once (and it is on my bucket list).
That video though...I didn't even SEE the opening until he was right up to it.
I would have gone splat right into a rock.

lynnm1947 posted 7/21/2014 12:25 PM

Years ago, I did the training for a jump when I was doing a story on women in the “thrill” sports. I went up in the jump plane many times. Just before my jump, I thought I figured out I was excited by the flying more than the jumping. That-- and I had two small kids at the time and my then husband wasn’t so keen on me possibly leaving them motherless! Anyway, years after that when my kids were grown, I went parasailing—and was hooked, hooked, HOOKED! Now I think maybe I was wrong to cancel my skydive. So it’s back on my (short) bucket list. Not sure I'd want to try THAT jump, though!

[This message edited by lynnm1947 at 12:26 PM, July 21st (Monday)]

spond posted 7/21/2014 13:50 PM

Anyone that is thinking about doing it enough to put it on your bucket list...should GO!!!!

It's really a safer sport then you would imagine.

TrulyReconciled posted 7/21/2014 13:58 PM

And if anything goes wrong, they put what's left of you in a bucket, thus the name

somanyyears posted 7/21/2014 14:19 PM


..

smy

Jeaniegirl posted 7/22/2014 00:13 AM

Never ever never wanted to try sky diving. I have an issue with heights. However I DID jump out of a ferris wheel when I was a kid because the stupid man wouldn't stop it to let me off. Jumped just when it came down by the platform. Scared that man senseless. Betting he had to take worker's comp leave. I also think that he did stop for the next little girl that said she wanted OFF.

trying to smile posted 7/22/2014 06:22 AM

brokeninfl posted 7/22/2014 09:07 AM

Yeah, even the video made my stomach flip. Hell no.

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