BASE jump parachute fails to open, caught on gopro {video}

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    BASE jump parachute fails to open, caught on gopro {video}



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    He is okay?

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    I think his chute opened but he was too close to the cliff and the chute got snagged or ripped or didn't fully deploy. Otherwise he would have hit A LOT harder. There was definitely something slowing him down (besides bouncing off the cliff).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotty View Post
    He is okay?
    Yeah it said he only had minor injuries. Unreal. I like that last minute scream as he's about to hit the deck.... must have shit his pants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by from_the_NEK View Post
    I think his chute opened but he was too close to the cliff and the chute got snagged or ripped or didn't fully deploy. Otherwise he would have hit A LOT harder. There was definitely something slowing him down (besides bouncing off the cliff).
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    Last edited by bigbog; May 28, 2013 at 1:48 PM.
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