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Gustin Joss

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« on: June 17, 2012, 12:09:12 AM »

I know this is NSTR, but the first time I ever heard the song you used was in this video. It is the most thrilling video I have ever seen.

Jeb Corliss " Grinding The Crack"
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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2012, 05:49:24 AM »

Woah!!!  :o  :o  :o

I've never seen anything like this, the balloons scene is so scary....

Thanks for sharing this! ;D
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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2012, 10:27:51 AM »

Yeah, the video takes your breath away.  Some time ago I saw a documentary on the guy. If I recall correctly, on that pass he went lower than he had planned and thus the "grinding".  The guy talked about being very depressed when young and don't wanting to live, what probably explains how he can be such a daredevil bordering in suicidal.
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Gustin Joss

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« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2012, 02:58:00 PM »

He is currently recovering from a crash. The video of the crash is on his youtube channel, watch it at your own risk. There is another video showing him fly through a cave in China. It is also a very impressive stunt because there is a long window of time where he does not have any bail out options.
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« Reply #4 on: June 17, 2012, 06:29:09 PM »

A different breed alright...I thought he might swoop down to the lake and retrieve a fish in his beak.
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