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michalm21  (Student)

Jul 9, 2012, 8:29 AM
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Wow!
What a flight, what a win.
Congratulations, "old man" Cool
You are a legend!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vg2I8sejV8


The111  (D 29246)

Jul 9, 2012, 12:14 PM
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Cool video. Tony is indeed a legend. And hilarious to watch his dance to receive his trophy.

Is the BASE race just based on forward speed? First to cross a certain point on the ground wins?


michalm21  (Student)

Jul 9, 2012, 12:25 PM
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it is fastest time from exit signal to the finish line measured by some laser stuff (i think) :)


434

Jul 9, 2012, 1:39 PM
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Here you see the WBR finish line system. Two plumbed lines, and when you lay under and see one, you see straight up.

First person to cross the finish line win his heat, and goes on to next round, until there is no more competers to beat!

Timing is just a reference or we need to fill inn with jumpers who is disqualified. This year it was two who had less than 30 seconds canopy time, and we had to fill in the bronze final with the two best loosers from the quarter final.

https://www.facebook.com/...p;type=3&theater

We also use photo finish for close races https://www.facebook.com/...ype=3&permPage=1


(This post was edited by 434 on Jul 9, 2012, 1:42 PM)


The111  (D 29246)

Jul 9, 2012, 2:26 PM
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In reply to:
Here you see the WBR finish line system. Two plumbed lines, and when you lay under and see one, you see straight up.

Very cool!


michalm21  (Student)

Jul 9, 2012, 2:37 PM
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Here you see the WBR finish line system. Two plumbed lines, and when you lay under and see one, you see straight up.

Very cool!


Indeed! I think I saw it before but didn't know it was eyes and camera (if necessary) that did it.

How do you deal with false starts?


434

Jul 9, 2012, 2:42 PM
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Disqualification false starts.

False start is when last feet leaves exit before startsignal!


vincemoore88  (D 32404)

Jul 9, 2012, 6:57 PM
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A true legend. Maker and now a champion.



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