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Rob Lister
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Re: Vertigo

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He'll either be the better man for it, or a case study in ptsd.
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Re: Vertigo

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https://www.reddit.com/r/NatureIsFuckin ... _the_alps/

Couldn't find another way to embed this, but it's best full screen. Now that's a bird's eye view for you.
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Rob Lister
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Re: Vertigo

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Not a lot of energy expended.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:52 pm
Bruce wrote: Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:36 pm
Wait, was that a road that was built through a waterfall? :shock:
Apparently. It's in Nepal.

Here's the original video:


WTF?

Guardrails?

Nepal's gone soft.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:56 am
https://www.reddit.com/r/NatureIsFuckin ... _the_alps/

Couldn't find another way to embed this, but it's best full screen. Now that's a bird's eye view for you.

Fucking birds.

Brains the size of a walnut and they can still thermal like complete badasses.
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Re: Vertigo

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shuize
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Have we already posted Uli Emanuele's* famous wingsuit flight in 2015?



Jump to 1:30 for the flight.

* Deceased 2016.
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Anaxagoras
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Insane.

Made my balls shrivel just watching it. :shock:
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He did it at least four times to get the footage he wanted to make the video. He's dead now, of course.
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shuize wrote: Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:01 am Have we already posted Uli Emanuele's* famous wingsuit flight in 2015?posting.php?mode=quote&f=1&p=1030462#



Jump to 1:30 for the flight.

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Re: Vertigo

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ceptimus wrote: Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:32 am He did it at least four times to get the footage he wanted to make the video. He's dead now, of course.

Yes, those extreme wingsuit guys don't age well.
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Re: Vertigo

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Messing around with Google Earth, I realized I can post different altitudes.

Just for fun, I'm going to show what my recent "low save" from 70m to 1,100m looked like.

Starting at around 70m near the north side of the bridge:

https://earth.google.com/web/@34.249477 ... y,0h,0t,0r

To around 1,100m*:

https://earth.google.com/web/@34.248671 ... ,-0h,0t,0r


* Nothing special for experienced pilots, but very exciting for me.