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Quoting from another answer I posted on surviving big falls: People can survive really, really big falls. See this Guardian article. It is one of many which cover people who have survived miracle falls. From it: In 1972, Vesna Vulovic, a cabin attendant, survived a 10,160m fall when the DC-9 she was in exploded over what is now the Czech Republic. ...


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Bodhi knew that one way or another, this was the ex-Presidents' last robbery. The FBI was on to them. In order to maintain their surfing lifestyle, they needed to make a big haul. Bodhi is also reinforcing that the rules are what he says they are, as this exchange just before the robbery points out. Utah: Bodhi, this is your f__ing wake-up call man. I am ...


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I don't have any real evidence for this, but I suspect that the film makers suspended the bike and rider from a helicopter and simply lifted it over the gap. If that was done, there might not have been a human rider at all, but if there was and he was properly secured it would have been quite a safe stunt. This would make it a little like the celebrated (...


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Thanks for the post. In reality, your chance of surviving a passage down a major warefall (much less one as tall and narrow as Angel Falls where the real risk is exiting the water stream into the air surrounding it) is next to nothing. Less than your chance of surviving a jump off a tall bridge into water like the Golden Gate Bridge. In some ways, the rapid ...


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They are preparing to BASE jump off of a non-vertical cliff, with a transition into wing-suit flight. When BASE jumping, there is no initial forward movement (or more correctly, only what the person provides him/herself.) So, initially, they would be dropping vertically, until building enough flow through the wings to transition to forward glide/flight. By ...


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