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    Thread: Make A Mistake And Die - Extreme Events Thread

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      05-10-2012 01:34 PM #1
      This thread is for videos and pictures of activities that are unforgiving. If you make a mistake riding a 70 foot wave or at isle of man going 200mph on your bike...you're going to die.

      Inspired by a few videos I've seen recently -

      78ft wave ride:


      the isle of man tt:


      a classic - "grinding the crack:"



      Feel free to post up videos and pics of these sort of activities. Lets be honest, who wouldn't enjoy a thread full of death defying stunts and activities?
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      05-10-2012 01:40 PM #3
      This seems rather hit or miss.



      Plenty of things to hit...

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      05-10-2012 01:58 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by rsj0714 View Post

      Plenty of things to hit...

      Not sure it would kill you, but could definitely eff you up
      Where are we going and why am I in this handbasket?

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      05-10-2012 01:59 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by deucestudios View Post
      Yeah no.
      The lion does not concern himself with the opinion of the sheep.

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      05-10-2012 02:00 PM #6
      Everyone has likely seen this but still....

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      05-10-2012 02:00 PM #7
      Jeb Corliss making a mistake.
      Of course it's company policy never to, imply ownership in the event of a dildo... always use the indefinite article a dildo, never your dildo.

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      05-10-2012 02:03 PM #8
      That "grinding the crack" video was awesome. Talk about an adrenaline rush....
      The lion does not concern himself with the opinion of the sheep.

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      05-10-2012 02:16 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by 1.8Tquattro View Post
      Jeb Corliss making a mistake.

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      05-10-2012 02:18 PM #10


      FF to 0:20



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      05-10-2012 02:29 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by 1.8Tquattro View Post
      Jeb Corliss making a mistake.
      yikes.
      Quote Originally Posted by capsaicin View Post
      AP1 S2000? I can not in good conscience talk you out of that. May your slip angle be great and your bed not be the couch!

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      05-10-2012 02:33 PM #12
      The classic tower worker climb


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      05-10-2012 02:36 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by SAPJetta View Post
      Not sure it would kill you, but could definitely eff you up
      That was awesome. I would love to do that.
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      05-10-2012 02:42 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by 1.8Tquattro View Post
      Jeb Corliss making a mistake.
      We just took a class on risk assessment. It's like learning how to jump out of planes, driving or riding a motorcycle. It's not the most dangerous when you're first learning. It's when you become familiar with it to stop being comfortable but not seasoned enough to actually be experienced that you're most likely to make a mistake and pay.

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      05-10-2012 02:50 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by XiaoNio View Post
      We just took a class on risk assessment. It's like learning how to jump out of planes, driving or riding a motorcycle. It's not the most dangerous when you're first learning. It's when you become familiar with it to stop being comfortable but not seasoned enough to actually be experienced that you're most likely to make a mistake and pay.
      the reason for basically all of the injuries/accidents i've endured.

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      05-10-2012 03:57 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by 1.8Tquattro View Post
      Jeb Corliss making a mistake.
      Damn. I'm assuming he comes to in time to pull the cord or is there an automatic chute?

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      05-10-2012 04:00 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by AndyTR32 View Post
      Damn. I'm assuming he comes to in time to pull the cord or is there an automatic chute?
      He didn't get knocked out, he shattered his legs below his knees
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      05-10-2012 04:01 PM #19
      ITT : Balls of steel

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      05-10-2012 04:13 PM #20
      all that other stuff is weak. Oh yeah, he is dead


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      05-10-2012 04:15 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by compy222 View Post
      a classic - "grinding the crack:"
      @1:35 - Holy crap! That guy on the ground had to have crapped his pants.

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      05-10-2012 04:27 PM #22
      http://yt.cl.nr/tTmDuIXIH74

      Flash flood--people wash away, not nice.
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      05-10-2012 04:50 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by UKGTI View Post
      all that other stuff is weak. Oh yeah, he is dead
      According to his wikipedia page, he died, ironically enough, when his rope broke:

      Dan Osman died November 23, 1998 at the age of 35 after his rope failed while performing a "controlled free-fall" jump from the Leaning Tower rock formation in Yosemite National Park.

      Edit:

      Here's a vid explaining what happened. He was doing free-fall jumps with a rope. He broke the record with a 1000 foot jump (), went back a couple days later to do another one, and the rope snapped. This vid is of the record jump, but not the fatal job.

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      05-10-2012 04:51 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by ab8349 View Post
      Might want to remove that. Or at least let people know what they are about to watch.
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      05-10-2012 04:56 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by ab8349 View Post
      http://yt.cl.nr/tTmDuIXIH74

      Flash flood--people wash away, not nice.
      Maybe this thread should be about dangerous activities that COULD cause death, not ones that actually do.
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