Good News: Sky divers survive plunge : LUSENET : Grassroots Information Coordination Center (GICC) : One Thread

Three recent stories have these things in common.
Sky divers' main and reserve chutes failed.
Divers plunged to Earth from thousands of feet.
All survived ::::-

France - 2 divers in tandem - 10,000 feet
This is London

California - 4,000 feet

Florida - 2 divers in tandem - 13,500 feet
This was a reluctant first time diver and his
Post-Gazette PA

-- spider (, June 08, 2001


Good news indeed Spider. Perhaps it is evidence that humans are evolving new properties, such as wiley-coyote-style resilience against gravity.

Jumping out of planes comes highly recommended by me - a skill and effort free way of gaining phenomenal physical experience. What's stopping you.

-- number six (, June 08, 2001.

This sounds like the miracle that happened with Human Civilization on January 1, 2000!

-- Robert Riggs (, June 08, 2001.

What's stopping you.

32.16 ft/sec²

-- spider (, June 09, 2001.

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