Dadoody: Man has a type of drug addiction problem.
mdeesnuts: Why isn't it just base jumping? What's with the all caps?
TheOtherMisterP: mdeesnuts: Why isn't it just base jumping? What's with the all caps?BASE: Bridge - Antenna - Building - Earth
patrick767: Jumping in a wingsuit with no chute next?/ 6% fatality rate per person per year on those things last I checked...
TheOtherMisterP: BASE: Bridge - Antenna - Building - Earth
Delta1212: Life is a leap of faith of Lonnie Bissonnette.The author needs to go take a long jump off a short building.Or something.
Bob The Nob: [i.imgur.com image 300x179]
Contrabulous Flabtraption: Where do these people get the money to do these things?
T Baggins: TheOtherMisterP: BASE: Bridge - Antenna - Building - EarthBuilding, Antenna, Span (bridge), and Earth (e.g., cliff).
drewogatory: Contrabulous Flabtraption: Where do these people get the money to do these things?Most of the serious, world travelling BASE jumpers I know are, not surprisingly, trustafarians. There was a little clique of about ten or twelve rich kids plus assorted hangers on that made the rounds when I was working in the industry. These guys would think nothing of going to freaking Antarctica or Nepal or anywhere else on a whim when everyone else was stuck jumping stuff in driving range and maybe saving enough during the year to travel to Northern Europe and jump the fjords for a week.
Old Smokie: Isn't base jumping cheaper because you don't need, you know, a plane?
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