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    new world record after base jumping 2,205ft


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    But he had a shoot!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTH?!??!??!

    Real men use the sack of a sheep scrotum.
    People will forget what you said... and people will forget what you did... but people will never forget how you made them feel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadDoctor View Post

    Real men use the sack of a sheep scrotum.
    that's wut im talkin bout !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    that's wut im talkin bout !

    People will forget what you said... and people will forget what you did... but people will never forget how you made them feel.

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    One of those guys looks like a guy at my local jump zone! (It's not...)

    It's so high that they can even keep the sliders on their chutes, they have to be removed for alot of base jumps to speed up opening.

    Very cool.

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    Curious, if they're seeking height...why not jump out of a plane which can get much higher?
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    Quote Originally Posted by YeOldeStonecat View Post
    Curious, if they're seeking height...why not jump out of a plane which can get much higher?
    Because its base jumping, has to be from a fixed object.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YARDofSTUF View Post
    Because its base jumping, has to be from a fixed object.
    Seems dumb....it's like..."OK I want to be a drag car racer and go fast....but I can only use a Kia or a Chevette"

    Why cripple it....if you want height...go jump out of a plane at 28,000 feet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by YeOldeStonecat View Post
    Seems dumb....it's like..."OK I want to be a drag car racer and go fast....but I can only use a Kia or a Chevette"

    Why cripple it....if you want height...go jump out of a plane at 28,000 feet!
    Eh I don't know, I didn't make the rules! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by YeOldeStonecat View Post
    Seems dumb....it's like..."OK I want to be a drag car racer and go fast....but I can only use a Kia or a Chevette"

    Why cripple it....if you want height...go jump out of a plane at 28,000 feet!
    Base jumping offers a much different sensation than skydiving. When you jump out of a plane you are only accelerating from ~90MPH to ~120MPH, so you don't really experience that "falling" sensation. In base jumping you accelerate from zero and it's a much different feeling.

    Then for some people there may be the added "thrill factor" of having essentially no room for error and no backups... I don't know, I've never base jumped so I'm just speculating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YeOldeStonecat View Post
    if you want height...go jump out of a plane at 28,000 feet!
    People will forget what you said... and people will forget what you did... but people will never forget how you made them feel.

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