Skydiver survives helicopter jump without parachute

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posted on May, 24 2012 @ 04:48 AM
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Skydiver survives helicopter jump without parachute


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LONDON - Mr Gary Connery, a 42-year-old daredevil, plunged from a helicopter in a death-defying, 730-metre jump before landing in an area containing 18,600 cardboard boxes, the
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posted on May, 24 2012 @ 04:48 AM
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The stuntman trained for weeks in Switzerland and Italy ahead of the jump, leaping from mountains and cliffs to practise gliding in his wing suit.

Connery, who made his first parachute jump aged 23 after joining the British army and has since jumped from the Eiffel Tower and the London Eye, studied the flight of kite birds to improve his technique in the wing suit.

US skydiver Jeb Corliss had planned to become the first person to land without a parachute, but was forced to abandon his plans after he was seriously injured jumping from South Africa's Table Mountain in January.


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posted on May, 24 2012 @ 04:53 AM
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posted on May, 24 2012 @ 05:28 AM
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I did a parachute jump from 4.5km in tandem and it was awesome. Bad luck we had a fast opening and the chute teared. Came down pretty fast. Pain in my back for 7 weeks after that. WITH CHUTE. This guy has some balls (or no fears) for sure.



posted on May, 24 2012 @ 06:45 AM
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sounds eeirly familiar..






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