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Camera helmet snag - youtube

 


nigel99  (D 1)

Jan 5, 2013, 8:14 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/...ed&v=5YKfARBJtZU

Here is an interesting video that someone posted a link to on facebook


SansSuit  (D 21554)

Jan 5, 2013, 8:23 PM
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Epic !


Shredex

Jan 5, 2013, 8:23 PM
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Yes. Shoe laces are dangerous.


nigel99  (D 1)

Jan 5, 2013, 10:44 PM
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Yes. Shoe laces are dangerous.

Times have changed. I started jumping in the early 90's and then, people genuinely worried about shoelaces. It wasn't uncommon for people to tape over their lacesLaugh But people also jumped barefoot or in sandals.


Pteropus  (D 999999998)

Jan 6, 2013, 7:46 AM
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Some people would have said, prior to this video; "That's never happened before, therefore it's not something to worry about." Just like the do for skydiving with hooded sweatshirts, with dangling drawstrings... But weird stuff happens at 120 mph. And sooner or later it WILL happen. Don't let it happen to you.


(This post was edited by Pteropus on Jan 6, 2013, 7:47 AM)


JohnMitchell  (D 6462)

Jan 6, 2013, 10:08 AM
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That's why I only belly fly. The booties we wear make it much safer. Tongue


ChrisD  (No License)

Jan 6, 2013, 2:58 PM
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Smile

Can you post the vid from the foot cam?

C


nigel99  (D 1)

Jan 6, 2013, 4:09 PM
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Smile

Can you post the vid from the foot cam?

C

I don't know the jumpers, just had the link posted on a facebook group.


ChrisD  (No License)

Jan 6, 2013, 5:09 PM
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In reply to:
Smile

Can you post the vid from the foot cam?

C

I don't know the jumpers, just had the link posted on a facebook group.

Dude, your awsome, it's a retorical reply, kind of a pun...Sly

But the underlying point is scareeey...THE PROLIFERATION of shit hanging off your body to get a picture when it is so fuc#$%ing easy to streamline stuff, this whole subject is insane!!!!!

That Dude could have been killed!!! Trust me it dosen't take much!!!

EXCELLENT vid of an ALLMOST!!!

I got ten bucks nobody learns shit from this one...
I'd like to be wrong???
C


nigel99  (D 1)

Jan 6, 2013, 6:08 PM
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In reply to:
In reply to:
Smile

Can you post the vid from the foot cam?

C

I don't know the jumpers, just had the link posted on a facebook group.

Dude, your awsome, it's a retorical reply, kind of a pun...Sly

But the underlying point is scareeey...THE PROLIFERATION of shit hanging off your body to get a picture when it is so fuc#$%ing easy to streamline stuff, this whole subject is insane!!!!!

That Dude could have been killed!!! Trust me it dosen't take much!!!

EXCELLENT vid of an ALLMOST!!!

I got ten bucks nobody learns shit from this one...
I'd like to be wrong???
C

Tongue - so used to people not reading things and making assumptions.


RyanFYF  (C 41792)

Jan 16, 2013, 7:44 AM
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so it got caught on the open mount correct? There was no camera mounted to the top plate prior to the entaglement right? Just some open screws and dangling plug from a metal plate?

Just checking


Rick  (D 28557)

Jan 16, 2013, 7:59 AM
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That's why I only belly fly. The booties we wear make it much safer. Tongue

That's funny a while back on a belly jump one of my booties came off my foot, when I turned to track it hung up briefly on another jumpers foot. It only took one little shake to get it free but it was 1 second of oh shit for both of us.


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Jan 16, 2013, 12:15 PM
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Now we need EPs for Footsies, eh?
Wink


nigel99  (D 1)

Jan 16, 2013, 5:46 PM
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In reply to:
so it got caught on the open mount correct? There was no camera mounted to the top plate prior to the entaglement right? Just some open screws and dangling plug from a metal plate?

Just checking

Yes the open mount.


-ftp-

Feb 26, 2013, 10:04 AM
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I bet his neck was hurting after that...could have been a lot worse.



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