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Old 16 May 2012, 13:08   #11
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Here's a RIBnet member in a wingsuit, in the days before go pros and mini DV and cameramen were real men!! and had bad necks
See what you mean about the camera, you must have a neck like a bull dog. What year was that ??
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Old 16 May 2012, 13:41   #12
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Reckon it must have been '98, and yes, had a very tough neck as it was my job for quite a few years.
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I thought a couple of you may appreciate this.... my second favorite pastime after RIB'ing

certainly impressive rob, though i have to say not for me! where was that filmed?
hows this for an idea; - we (myself, kerny, tonyt, shaunholland etc) all head to the skerries, and you drop in on us? ...tell you what, i even promise to give you a lift back
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Old 16 May 2012, 14:31   #14
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hows this for an idea; - we (myself, kerny, tonyt, shaunholland etc) all head to the skerries, and you drop in on us? ...tell you what, i even promise to give you a lift back
Or why not both of you bring your chutes along and we will all do a bit of paracending on the ribs I've got some washing line fro tony t to hang on to.
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Thanks for the replies I'd recommend trying a skydive to anyone that hasn't done it before.. I can even get you preferential rates in Lincolnshire The video was shot in Seville, I go there once a year to avoid the British "Summer"

I've put another video below, its my 200th jump... and you can see my face in this one Rocknrolla

Also, On the subject of para-sailing... I've got one for the RIB if anyone fancies a go !? Its a Waterbird Super 32, here's a pic of it behind the RIB http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2961341_n.jpg

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Also, On the subject of para-sailing... I've got one for the RIB if anyone fancies a go !? Its a Waterbird Super 32, here's a pic of it behind the RIB http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2961341_n.jpg

[/QUOTE] I would have a go at that, I would also have a go at paracending at least doing it this way you know that the chute is open before you take off
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Also, On the subject of para-sailing... I've got one for the RIB if anyone fancies a go !?
Looks fun! How dangerous is it?
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Looks fun! How dangerous is it?
They say;

1 in 2,000 chance of main parachute failing
1 in 5,000 of reserve parachute failing... so the combined odd's are pretty slim....

However, I've had two "malfunctions" that have resulted in me using my reserve parachute - both my fault / human error.

Basically, if it all goes really wrong, they'll be scraping you up with a spoon and bucket !
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ahh, so thats your parasail then - not seen you out with that in ages, though i figured you must have snapped the washing line you were using to tow it
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Thanks for the replies I'd recommend trying a skydive to anyone that hasn't done it before.. I can even get you preferential rates in Lincolnshire The video was shot in Seville, I go there once a year to avoid the British "Summer"

I've put another video below, its my 200th jump... and you can see my face in this one Rocknrolla

Also, On the subject of para-sailing... I've got one for the RIB if anyone fancies a go !? Its a Waterbird Super 32, here's a pic of it behind the RIB http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2961341_n.jpg

That looks the dogs bustas fair play to you son,When you tekin me
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