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Calvin19

Cluster Balloon Nooooob.

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"“The winds were so violent up there. It was aggressive,” he said of the frightening conditions. “I was a little bit in shock it was so cold up there.”"

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He says he jumped 30 times in preparation, but that still wasn’t enough to prepare him for his ascent into the clouds.



Wait, what, we're saying that 30 jumps isn't adequate for planning and executing a surprise demo into a high-profile sporting event? :D:D
"There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences." -P.J. O'Rourke

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So now we know that the Canadian cluster balloon program is 33 years behind the American cluster balloon program.:|
"There are only three things of value: younger women, faster airplanes, and bigger crocodiles" - Arthur Jones.

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this guy learned at the dz i work at. this balloon jump was his 20th jump. total. he doesn`t even know how to pack his own main yet.the last time i saw him jump was 2 days before the balloon stunt, and he missed the landing field... i think he is lucky to be alive. good thing cops in Canada are nice...

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this guy learned at the dz i work at. this balloon jump was his 20th jump. total. he doesn`t even know how to pack his own main yet.the last time i saw him jump was 2 days before the balloon stunt, and he missed the landing field... i think he is lucky to be alive. good thing cops in Canada are nice...



Seems to me, this guy's got a pretty memorable 21st jump.

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Seems to me, this guy's got a pretty memorable 21st jump.



Can you imagine the stories this guy will have by the time he has 50 jumps?:D
"There are only three things of value: younger women, faster airplanes, and bigger crocodiles" - Arthur Jones.

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