Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

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Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby spideyGirl » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:29 pm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19943590

Well done Felix!

You have got to watch this, absolutely amazing to have watched it live :o :D :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby chris.ph » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:53 pm

i tried to watch it live last week but it kept getting postponed coz of the weather, i spent most of the day watching an airfield in argentina :roll:
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Watchman44 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 7:27 pm

Watched it live, the guy must have sperical bits made from titanium! :shock: :clap:
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Penfold » Sun Oct 14, 2012 10:03 pm

Article wrote:(His mark for the longest freefall remains intact; he fell for more that four and a half minutes before deploying his chute.)

I suspect the longest (and biggest) mark is, in fact, made by the splash from someone's failure to deploy their chute. ;)

Congratulations Felix, that is one heck of an achievement. :D
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby ChristianBecker » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:27 am

Congrats.
Must've felt terrible, though.
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby chillicamper » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:58 am

Absolutely amazing. The fact that he seem to be out of control and tumbling initially, yet he managed to gain control and stabize himself. The guy is a legend!
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Dotsie » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:24 am

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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:40 am

Congratulations Felix! :D
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby The Mad Collector » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:25 am

Very impressive if a little mad :D
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Catch-up » Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:09 pm

Wow! :shock:
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby chris.ph » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:02 pm

that first step was a big one :lol: :lol:
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Emberella » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:43 pm

Looks like a hoax to me.
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Re: Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands highest ever jump

Postby Sister Jennifer » Mon Oct 15, 2012 11:43 pm

That guy's got some big balls.

Btw, sponsored by Red Bull? Sales must be good. Lota tired people out there, and vodka drinkers.
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