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Has Anyone Gone Base-Jumping With a Wingsuit Before?
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NardDogNation
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8/8/2014  4:39 PM
I want to do it but it looks hella expensive. Any thoughts?

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8/9/2014  4:30 PM
You want to first practice with toilet paper rolls wrapped around you and maybe jump from small hill
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8/11/2014  8:51 AM
favorite YouTube vid on the subject

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8/11/2014  12:53 PM
SupremeCommander wrote:favorite YouTube vid on the subject

Yeah, that just became my favorite by far. He seemed to be hugging the mountain at times, which made it so much more daring than what I've seen in the past. Plus, his suit seems to be above par; better quality, which might be why he seemed to get better performance out of it. I wonder where this was done though. Looks a bit Eurasian. I still like Brazil better as far as the scenery goes but that still seemed like a great place to jump.

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8/11/2014  1:08 PM
NardDogNation wrote:
SupremeCommander wrote:favorite YouTube vid on the subject

Yeah, that just became my favorite by far. He seemed to be hugging the mountain at times, which made it so much more daring than what I've seen in the past. Plus, his suit seems to be above par; better quality, which might be why he seemed to get better performance out of it. I wonder where this was done though. Looks a bit Eurasian. I still like Brazil better as far as the scenery goes but that still seemed like a great place to jump.

Did that red balloon hit him in the face? If he reacted to that he would have been done.
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8/11/2014  1:30 PM
CrushAlot wrote:
NardDogNation wrote:
SupremeCommander wrote:favorite YouTube vid on the subject

Yeah, that just became my favorite by far. He seemed to be hugging the mountain at times, which made it so much more daring than what I've seen in the past. Plus, his suit seems to be above par; better quality, which might be why he seemed to get better performance out of it. I wonder where this was done though. Looks a bit Eurasian. I still like Brazil better as far as the scenery goes but that still seemed like a great place to jump.

Did that red balloon hit him in the face? If he reacted to that he would have been done.

LOL, it happened so fast that I couldn't see exactly what took place. I suspect that with the speed he was going at, the sheer force/sound alone could've popped the balloon.

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8/11/2014  2:30 PM
I like my spine where it is right now. Still looks fun tho
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8/11/2014  2:52 PM    LAST EDITED: 8/11/2014  3:04 PM

The wing suit thing is cool as hell. The base jumping to me not so "expensive"...........

120mph. Whoa!!!!

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8/11/2014  7:10 PM
You may be on to something
http://www.ebay.com/gds/Wingsuit-Buying-Guide-/10000000177741603/g.html
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8/11/2014  9:30 PM
Doing light research, I estimate investment of between 5000 and 10000 usd,

worth it, imo.

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8/12/2014  8:55 PM
turns out at least a few of these schools require that you have something like 200 sky diving jumps in the last 18 months, or something like that
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8/12/2014  8:56 PM
it's a hell of a sport, if you're willing to work toward it it can be the coolest thing in the universe,

here is the youtube of the very first wing jump, guy died jumping off the eiffel tower---and a sport was born:


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8/13/2014  9:25 AM
IronWillGiroud wrote:Doing light research, I estimate investment of between 5000 and 10000 usd,

worth it, imo.

Yeah, that was the ballpark figure I came up with, not factoring in things like hotel and transportation costs. It's feasible but it'll still hurt in the wallet department.

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8/13/2014  1:32 PM

And they thought Wile E. Cyote was crazy.

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8/13/2014  6:07 PM
NardDogNation wrote:
IronWillGiroud wrote:Doing light research, I estimate investment of between 5000 and 10000 usd,

worth it, imo.

Yeah, that was the ballpark figure I came up with, not factoring in things like hotel and transportation costs. It's feasible but it'll still hurt in the wallet department.

Now I put it around 50000

Gotta learn to sky dive first,

Then dive like 200 times,

Then learn wingsuit flying

It's def worth it though and I will get there one day

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8/14/2014  5:22 AM
http://freefalladventures.com/ in nj

http://www.skydivelongisland.com/About_Us/Directions_Transportation in long island

these 2 look like the best companies in the area,

you gotta get that first jump out of the way, then we go to training,

after you have experience and can jump alone, a ticket to 13500 feet costs something like 20 bucks in a bulk package,

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