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Bill_K  (D 30260)

Feb 26, 2013, 6:10 PM
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Swoop'n the hardrock!
Doing again from the other side!

I'm kind of surprised that this has not been posted here yet... it's pretty technical and seems like a pretty high skill swoop... but he is the current reigning world champ!! Smile I can't stop watching these two videos... pretty cool, and very crazy!


Premier ianmdrennan  (D 25821)
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Feb 26, 2013, 7:47 PM
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Yep no margin for error.

Really good skills, riding a fine line.


jtfreefly  (D 29482)

Feb 26, 2013, 10:33 PM
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Very Very Very Damn SWEEEEEET! I love it.


sky12345

Feb 26, 2013, 10:53 PM
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Yep no margin for error.

yep with innocent ppl around yep yep

i wonder if he makes an error and his foot hhits babys head at 80mph will it be a bit like that iphone game fruit ninja?

yep yep


blueblur  (A 64923)

Feb 27, 2013, 7:54 AM
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WOW...


EppyNephrine  (F 111)

Feb 27, 2013, 8:53 AM
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yep with innocent ppl around yep yep

i wonder if he makes an error and his foot hhits babys head at 80mph will it be a bit like that iphone game fruit ninja?

yep yep

Shit happens. Just ask the crowd at a NASCAR or Hockey game.


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f94sbu  (D 16017)

Feb 27, 2013, 10:42 AM
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yep with innocent ppl around yep yep

i wonder if he makes an error and his foot hhits babys head at 80mph will it be a bit like that iphone game fruit ninja?

yep yep

Shit happens. Just ask the crowd at a NASCAR or Hockey game.

People who go to those events know what to expect. People at a beach hotel probably dont expect to be taken out by a skydiver playing in the pool. Nevertheless, awesome swoop.


Bill_K  (D 30260)

Feb 27, 2013, 10:43 AM
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yep with innocent ppl around yep yep

i wonder if he makes an error and his foot hhits babys head at 80mph will it be a bit like that iphone game fruit ninja?

yep yep

Shit happens. Just ask the crowd at a NASCAR or Hockey game.

People who go to those events know what to expect. People at a beach hotel probably dont expect to be taken out by a skydiver playing in the pool. Nevertheless, awesome swoop.

Based on the number of people that seemed to know it was coming, I'm guessing they cleared his intended flight path like a ground crew works a demo. His path seemed to be pretty cleared out all the way through to his landing area on the beach in both swoops... just guessing.


Premier ianmdrennan  (D 25821)
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Feb 27, 2013, 11:07 AM
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Yeah - I'd expect most, if not all were ground crew. I'd just ask Curt. He's pretty open about stuff Smile


dqpacker  (D 32043)

Feb 27, 2013, 11:44 AM
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yep with innocent ppl around yep yep

i wonder if he makes an error and his foot hhits babys head at 80mph will it be a bit like that iphone game fruit ninja?

yep yep

Shit happens. Just ask the crowd at a NASCAR or Hockey game.

People who go to those events know what to expect. People at a beach hotel probably dont expect to be taken out by a skydiver playing in the pool. Nevertheless, awesome swoop.

so people go to hockey games expecting to get hit by a puck?


Premier Remster  (C License)

Feb 27, 2013, 11:50 AM
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so people go to hockey games expecting to get hit by a puck?

Did you read the back of your NHL ticket lately?


dqpacker  (D 32043)

Feb 27, 2013, 12:55 PM
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so people go to hockey games expecting to get hit by a puck?

Did you read the back of your NHL ticket lately?

Does it say "expect to get hit by a puck"?


Premier Remster  (C License)

Feb 27, 2013, 1:12 PM
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It says it can happen.


Premier Remster  (C License)

Feb 27, 2013, 9:01 PM
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Yeah - I'd expect most, if not all were ground crew

I'd call BS on that Ian... Looking at the video, there were plenty of wuffos in the pool and chairs.


amir1967  (B License)

Mar 2, 2013, 6:50 AM
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Cool
but I'll give it 0 point
(you didn't drag water)Wink

nice oneCool


5.samadhi

Mar 3, 2013, 4:54 PM
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Premier ianmdrennan  (D 25821)
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Mar 3, 2013, 6:02 PM
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I dunno, I wasn't there. Hence I said ask Curt.Smile


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5.samadhi

Mar 3, 2013, 7:27 PM
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I dunno, I wasn't there. Hence I said ask Curt.Smile
i'm only speculating too but it was like shooting a fish in a barrel.


jacketsdb23  (D 29802)

Mar 3, 2013, 7:28 PM
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Who cares...it was fucking awesome.



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