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Old 05-14-2008, 03:11 PM   #1
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Here's one for your 'Bucket List'

Swiss man soars above Alps with jet-powered wing

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Old 05-14-2008, 04:13 PM   #2
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I'm just jealous. Beats hang gliding!
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Old 05-14-2008, 04:55 PM   #4
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I prefer the thunderpack:

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Old 05-14-2008, 04:58 PM   #5
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I prefer the thunderpack:
Too low and too slow...
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Ya but you can pretend your James Bond in the thunder pack.
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The "Iron Man" movie's special-effects guys had a lot of fun with testing v1.0 of his boot jets...

If you're a classic-car collector, though, you'll probably wince at some of the footage. But just tell yourself that it's all CGI & plywood...
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Old 05-14-2008, 08:56 PM   #8
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Ya that movie was pretty good. Cant wait for the sequel.
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Old 05-14-2008, 09:18 PM   #9
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I'd need a bucket to hang around my neck to protect the people on the ground.
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Old 10-02-2008, 11:15 AM   #12
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Here's another for the bucket list. So called because that's how they collect you? Boys on bikes:

Dailymotion - Mondial Du VTT Descente de Venosc caméra embarquée, a video from 103TuRtLe. VTT, BIG, BIKE, RIDE, FLIP
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The link didn't work but no matter, a picture is worth a thousand words.

As mom always said, "let's not and say we did." I saw the picture and am checking that off the bucket list.
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Old 10-02-2008, 02:39 PM   #14
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Pretty wild. If you missed a turn they'd need the Steve Fosset search crew to find your remains.

On the other hand, if I was one of the guys he almost nudged over a cliff on his way by, it'd have taken him a week or two to remove the bicycle suppository after I caught up with him at the bottom.
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