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Old 10-18-2016, 06:37 PM
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Assuming that he knew what he was doing?
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Old 10-19-2016, 05:16 AM
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Originally Posted by fichtion View Post
Assuming that he knew what he was doing?
Quite the opposite.

Lucky to be alive.
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Old 10-19-2016, 05:48 AM
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I've jumped an 80 ft cliff into a quarry a few times. Was in my college days. If you do it right, it still hurts. Time slows down as you see the ripples in the water get closer, but you have time to think, hmmm, wonder when I'll hit the water...Then you swim up for quite a while. That guy has done it before from heights, he did cross his legs. Sometimes I don't know if I'm on corvetteforum ot or tht. Similar threads.
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Old 10-19-2016, 07:23 AM
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It would have been fun to be on the dock below with a paintball gun and try to shoot his dumda** on the way down.
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Old 10-19-2016, 08:48 AM
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Agreed that cat has done this before. So much so I think he practiced since he knew the owner of the marina.
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Originally Posted by CruiseToFish View Post
That guy has done it before from heights, he did cross his legs.
Are you supposed to?
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Old 10-20-2016, 03:36 AM
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That guy is an idiot. Darwin award in his future.
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Old 10-20-2016, 03:45 AM
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I can not watch that stuff,,,,except when it gets on LL
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:24 AM
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I jumped roughly 50ft off a cliff, my buddy was sitting in my 13 whaler below so i tried to soak him..as soon as i pushed off i said o shit...felt the rub rail brush my ass.....
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Old 10-20-2016, 04:32 AM
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Originally Posted by atcfris View Post
Are you supposed to?
Well, I know if you don't, from that high up, there are forces involved with water and where the sun don't shine.
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Old 10-20-2016, 05:16 AM
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I went to school with one of the high divers (Rick Winters) from Wide World of Sports in the 80's. He was a diver, I on the swim team at UT Arlington. He eventually dove from 172 feet but he had more control over the elements.

That guy is lucky to be alive.
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Old 10-20-2016, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Alureing View Post
I jumped roughly 50ft off a cliff, my buddy was sitting in my 13 whaler below so i tried to soak him..as soon as i pushed off i said o shit...felt the rub rail brush my ass.....

I did about 50 ft too when I was young, dumb, and pretty buzzed. I rotated a bit backwards and slapped the water HARD. I had the darkest bruise I had ever seen from just below my cheeks to above my kidney hard. One third of the back of my body was the deepest purple you've ever seen.
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Old 10-20-2016, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by GR1FFIN View Post
He didnt do a very good entry, it looked like he was in a slight L instead of a pencil-- that must of really smashed his butt-- I'm surprised he was even able to swim away from it. I've jumped from a 50' cliff and a 45' waterfall and it hurts your butt even when you go straight in like a pencil.
I was thinking the same thing. When I was young we would regularly jump 80-100ft into the old granite Quarry in Quincy MA. If you didn't enter the water perfectly you were reminded very quickly how much water can feel like concrete. If only we had Gopro's back then.
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Last words said "hold my beer watch this". Trust me it happens but now it's hold my rum drink.
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