Recent Topics
Reading spark plugs. Too hot?
by italian68
07/29/14 07:46 PM
Need basement bulkhead ideas
by eljefino
07/29/14 07:38 PM
Champion Brands 5W-20 Synthetic Blend $2.46 qt
by Warstud
07/29/14 07:31 PM
Ford motorcraft Full synthetic 5 W 20
by kensley
07/29/14 07:30 PM
Mobil1 ESP 5W30, 4,350mi VW Tiguan 2.0TSI
by edyvw
07/29/14 06:27 PM
Transmission slipping
by reemoe2
07/29/14 06:27 PM
audio out from tv to phono "in" sounds bad...
by daves66nova
07/29/14 06:04 PM
New car to me, BMW E46 325i - Shell Ultra 5w-40 ?
by lobe
07/29/14 06:04 PM
d.i. turbo vs d.i. non-turbo / deposits, dilution
by wemay
07/29/14 05:31 PM
API SM, Do you miss it?
by wemay
07/29/14 05:23 PM
Drowned engine. Change oil?
by MinamiKotaro
07/29/14 05:11 PM
GM Dexos 0W-20 6,069 miles 2014 GMC Sierra 5.3
by gonefishing
07/29/14 05:05 PM
Newest Members
jjs1235, Tomas, bovk, papafordboy, mrmjmab61
50794 Registered Users
Who's Online
114 registered (2010_FX4, 901Memphis, Bandito440, 01rangerxl, b1amgm47, asand1, 11 invisible), 1981 Guests and 237 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
50794 Members
64 Forums
217009 Topics
3416655 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Topic Options
#2607632 - 04/23/12 05:18 PM Bird man...Is this real??
Bluestream Offline


Registered: 09/13/03
Posts: 3843
Loc: Waterloo, ON
_________________________
2000 Cavalier 2.2 A4
2000 VW Beetle 1.8T M5
2000 Ford Explorer 4.0 4X4
1991 BMW 735iL
"A fool and his money are soon parted" - Thomas Tusser

Top
#2607646 - 04/23/12 05:25 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 24843
Loc: Illinoistan
Yup. Google Base Jumping.
_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#2607734 - 04/23/12 07:02 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
LeakySeals Offline


Registered: 02/18/11
Posts: 5070
Loc: MA
That was awesome! Wondering how you made the player so huge, thats part of what made it cool!
_________________________
02 Camry XLE 2AZ-FE 305k M1 HM 5w30, 9k OCI.
13 Malibu 9k unknown..

Top
#2607867 - 04/23/12 09:14 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
hattaresguy Offline


Registered: 06/01/11
Posts: 4868
Loc: CT
Yep its real, they have some really cool videos online.

Top
#2607962 - 04/23/12 11:14 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
Cristobal Offline


Registered: 01/02/11
Posts: 1954
Loc: Montebello, CA
There is an even more impressive wingsuit feat, from China, where this guy flew right through a gigantic mountain cave. I will not post the Youtube link because some people on the Youtube comment board used a four letter word or two.



Google:

Amazing wingsuit stuntman Jeb Corliss soars through China mountains
_________________________
1996 Toyota Avalon - "The Beast"

The Poodle Empire will conquer the Galaxy. All Cats must die!

Top
#2607971 - 04/23/12 11:29 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
daves87rs Offline


Registered: 02/23/09
Posts: 13277
Loc: Michigan
Cool!
_________________________
“The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil is that Good Men Do Nothing.”

Top
#2608114 - 04/24/12 07:00 AM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Cristobal]
Kruse Offline


Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 3016
Loc: Kansas
Originally Posted By: Cristobal

Google:

Amazing wingsuit stuntman Jeb Corliss soars through China mountains


Yea, this guy also hit some rocks and spent a bunch of time in the hospital a couple of months ago. I'm pretty sure he also posted that video. I don't have too much sympathy.

Top
#2608204 - 04/24/12 09:25 AM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Kruse]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 24843
Loc: Illinoistan
Originally Posted By: Kruse
Originally Posted By: Cristobal

Google:

Amazing wingsuit stuntman Jeb Corliss soars through China mountains


Yea, this guy also hit some rocks and spent a bunch of time in the hospital a couple of months ago. I'm pretty sure he also posted that video. I don't have too much sympathy.

Yup. While gliding down Table Mountain in Cape Town, he hit some rocks, broke both ankles, three toes, his fibula bone, tore his left ACL, and sustained a gash in his shin that required skin grafts to close.

Supposedly he's walking again, but I'm not sure if he resumed base jumping already...
_________________________
'02 530i (PU 5W-40)
'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

Top
#2608699 - 04/24/12 06:58 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Cristobal]
Bluestream Offline


Registered: 09/13/03
Posts: 3843
Loc: Waterloo, ON
[quote=Cristobal

Google:

Amazing wingsuit stuntman Jeb Corliss soars through China mountains [/quote]

That's insane...he looks like a giant flying squirrel
_________________________
2000 Cavalier 2.2 A4
2000 VW Beetle 1.8T M5
2000 Ford Explorer 4.0 4X4
1991 BMW 735iL
"A fool and his money are soon parted" - Thomas Tusser

Top
#2608747 - 04/24/12 07:46 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: Bluestream]
morris Online   content


Registered: 08/24/08
Posts: 3656
Loc: ks, wichita
and everyone calls ME crazy.

Top
#2608761 - 04/24/12 07:58 PM Re: Bird man...Is this real?? [Re: morris]
doitmyself Offline


Registered: 06/03/02
Posts: 4666
Loc: MI
Originally Posted By: morris
and everyone calls ME crazy.


Yes, we do. But don't despair. Whenever you are in need, each and every one of us is ready to give you a hearty man hug crackmeup :

Top