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Date: 02/14/07 02:29 AM

80 Responses to Luckiest Skydiver Ever

  1. Profile photo of buddy
    buddy Male 30-39
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    February 14, 2007 at 1:07 am
    Link: Luckiest Skydiver Ever - This guy has both his main chute and his backup chute fail on him.
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    NewZelandHer Female 18-29
    95 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:40 am
    That happened here in New Zealand, damn he was lucky, he should have gone out and bought a lottery ticket.
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    mcnaial1 Male 18-29
    460 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:42 am
    Heard about this on Reuters. Very very lucky man
  4. Profile photo of Spriggan666
    Spriggan666 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 2:42 am
    could you imagine trying to make your way out of those thick ass bushes? that`d be worse than falling, haha
    i wonder if he shat himself...
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    zintosion Male 13-17
    400 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:45 am
    ah?? wat happen?
  6. Profile photo of Shisi
    Shisi Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 2:49 am
    Freaky dizzy.
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    marvinius Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 2:49 am
    gross
  8. Profile photo of PlatinumKate
    PlatinumKate Female 18-29
    301 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:56 am
    you ok?
    ...no....
  9. Profile photo of Hansbo
    Hansbo Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 2:57 am
    On his friend`s camera it looked like he had a parachute? Quite some luck though ^^
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    KoalaMeatPie Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 2:58 am
    Another reason why you should allways have Will E Coyote type signs with you everywhere you go.
  11. Profile photo of Osprey39
    Osprey39 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 3:24 am
    Luck is all relative. Considering both his parachutes failed, I`d say he`s rather unlucky.
  12. Profile photo of chatgirl44
    chatgirl44 Female 18-29
    242 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 3:25 am
    hahahahahaha koalameatpie that was hilarious
  13. Profile photo of Lawviz
    Lawviz Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 3:41 am
    I bet they lived happily ever after after this ordeal...
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    Icel3lade Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 3:56 am
    Happened to some chick in my Geography Lecture...nobody believed her until we found the article online...cuh-razy stuff
  15. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 4:09 am
    made me dizzy to watch that.
    "are you ok?"
    "what the hell do you think?!"
  16. Profile photo of Bennyd
    Bennyd Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 4:26 am
    Are you ok?
    aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh yes
  17. Profile photo of Legion5
    Legion5 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 4:33 am
    His parachutes were improperly packed or improperly deployed in the wind and go tangled. They were probably working at 40% or so of course that`s an estimate. It`s not true "faliure" it`s just damage like a plane having it`s left wing blown clean off. :)
    Lucky guys all things considered.
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    bumblecock Male 18-29
    643 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 4:54 am
    This seems incomplete.
  19. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 4:56 am
    Dang. And I thought I had bad days sometimes.
  20. Profile photo of Scotchy
    Scotchy Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 5:03 am
    if he is lucky, I don`t want his luck at all. 2/3 is pretty bad in my book, I don`t want the 33% chance of good luck in my life.
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    iAMzach Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 5:36 am
    call me retarded but can someone explain KoalaMeatPie`s joke....i dont get it...
  22. Profile photo of Park3r
    Park3r Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 5:39 am
    I heard about this a while ago. He got out with a broken arm and a lacerated lung, I think. And then, (I was told) he went and skydived again!
  23. Profile photo of jebler
    jebler Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:14 am
    did you ever watch the road runner cartoons iamzach? if not then just ignore the joke.
  24. Profile photo of ruthless1990
    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:23 am
    then what happened?!!
  25. Profile photo of vatroslav
    vatroslav Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:25 am
    You could clearly feel what he felt when he said "bye" such fear in his voice... Freaked me out
  26. Profile photo of ajr2006
    ajr2006 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:28 am
    by "Are you ok?" I think he meant, "Are you still the f.uck alive?"
  27. Profile photo of T3h-Wraith
    T3h-Wraith Male 13-17
    645 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 7:06 am
    Boom.
  28. Profile photo of animefreak88
    animefreak88 Female 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 7:51 am
    ...wow...
  29. Profile photo of CheeseMan1
    CheeseMan1 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 8:23 am
    Saw this on news the other day, I remember how the anchors looked after it was showed. They had some blank "woah" expression on their face. And no, the second one didn`t really fail, it just tangled (that`s why you bring a knife to cut off the first chute!)
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    eskimoboy6 Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 8:36 am
    w/o seeing it, you`d think he was unlucky b/c it says "Luckiest skydiver" and then says both chutes failed him.
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    JAXLEY Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 9:29 am
    no, he`s not the luckiest skydiver ever. A lucky one would have their parachute open properly the first time.

    This guy`s lucky for that, though.

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    marcus2 Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 9:56 am
    i saw it on the news and it said he fell from 15,000 feet, he is so damn lucky!
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    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 10:44 am
    thats one more reason why im not going skydiving
  34. Profile photo of ImNoGod
    ImNoGod Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 10:53 am
    I found the title ironic

    Luckiest Skydiver Ever. This guy has both his main chute and his backup chute fail on him.

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    fitzinator Male 13-17
    58 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 11:02 am
    sick
  36. Profile photo of xRevengex
    xRevengex Female 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 12:04 pm
    Very lucky man.
    Imagine going through that, god it must have been awful.
  37. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 12:08 pm
    yeah seriously... how could he be considered lucky when compared with the millions of skydivers whose chutes deploy successfully?
  38. Profile photo of lexmex
    lexmex Female 18-29
    458 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 12:26 pm
    lucky meaning most would have died in that situation
    but anyway im kinda confused.. did he not die because his parachute slightly opened and at least slowed him down some? because no one could survive falling that much at full velocity

    how horrible.. i had an adreniline rush just watching it!

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    lexmex Female 18-29
    458 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 12:33 pm
    hahahahahah ditto to spriggan and ajr
  40. Profile photo of laterforever
    laterforever Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 1:47 pm
    i`d like to see the whole thing... what were his injuries? how long did it take for him to recover....
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    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 1:51 pm
    Oh...
    It finished very suddenly.

    Wow though.

  42. Profile photo of Willowpuff
    Willowpuff Female 18-29
    2220 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:02 pm
    Hansbo

    If you read the ehading it says, "both his main chute and his backup chute fail on him."

    Meaning, he did have them, yes.
    But by the way he was spinning, it showed that they were tangled.

    Horrible though.

  43. Profile photo of MetaToast
    MetaToast Male 18-29
    35 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 2:44 pm
    incredible, lucky he landed in the brush, I`m assuming it softened the fall a little.
  44. Profile photo of zomgimonfire
    zomgimonfire Female 18-29
    582 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 3:00 pm
    this is the only reason i don`t like my dad skydiving. I know the odds are ridiculously unlikely, but still. If he ever dies because of skydiving, i`m jumping out a plane without a chute. hopefully, i wont live like this guy did
  45. Profile photo of nicholelibra
    nicholelibra Female 18-29
    663 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 3:07 pm
    If he was that damn luck the parachute would have worked on the first try. I take that back, If he was that damn lucky God would have given him the sense to not go up there in the first place.
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    primetime101 Male 13-17
    143 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 3:55 pm
    wow
  47. Profile photo of STARTSOMETIN
    STARTSOMETIN Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 5:35 pm
    I agree vatroslav I was freaked out by the way he reacted to what he thought was the last 3 seconds of his life
  48. Profile photo of DragonCake
    DragonCake Female 13-17
    403 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 5:58 pm
    that had to be totally horrifying. poor guy. what are the chances of him making it out of that alive... wow.
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    bobclean Male 18-29
    80 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 6:16 pm
    If the story was "skydiver has wonderful flight, lands in garden, finds long lost father, who is a billionaire, and lives happily ever after" THEN I could understand the headline "luckiest skydiver alive", but THIS guy??!!
  50. Profile photo of Sweet_Tooth
    Sweet_Tooth Male 18-29
    308 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 6:35 pm
    "And then...boom." Wow! He really is lucky. That`s funny KoalaMeatPie.
  51. Profile photo of M3ntal1313
    M3ntal1313 Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:48 pm
    So hes lucky...because both of his chutes didnt work..
  52. Profile photo of stumped4ever
    stumped4ever Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 6:59 pm
    Damn thats lucky, could be luckier though
  53. Profile photo of stumped4ever
    stumped4ever Male 13-17
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    February 14, 2007 at 7:00 pm
    I don`t feel like skydiving anymore :[
  54. Profile photo of nyreetard
    nyreetard Female 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 7:14 pm
    The first Chute got tangled when deployed he tried t ocut tit free but it was still tangled on something. The first Chute gave him some drag and he didn`t deploy his second staright cause it could have hit the first one and collapsed which would have taken the drag away he waited until he was closer then deployed 2nd chute. The 2nd collapsed as well. The thick Blackberry bushes cushioned his fall. About 10yrs ago the same place was a dumping ground for cars and rubbish. He fractured his ankle and puntured a lung. Quite remarkable considering how far he fell.
  55. Profile photo of Belial_87
    Belial_87 Male 18-29
    74 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 7:44 pm
    His chute was partially open for those of you wondering how he survived at all. Still, at that speed from that heigh he still would have died if he`d landed on solid ground. The only reason he`s alive is he happened to hit a bunch of thorny bushes, which I suppose is preferable under the circumstances.
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    canaryellow Female 13-17
    422 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 9:01 pm
    "Are you okay?"
    "No"

    That was really good. Does anyone know how high up he started. I know that there is a certain height that you have to be above but do a lot of skydivers vary. Either way, that`s lucky.

  57. Profile photo of Xbalde
    Xbalde Male 13-17
    140 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 9:11 pm
    to all the people who say hes unlucky.... you try jumping out of a plane with parachutes that crapped out >__>
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    artistchick7 Female 18-29
    963 posts
    February 14, 2007 at 9:21 pm
    WOW :-O
  59. Profile photo of tourettes
    tourettes Male 18-29
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    February 14, 2007 at 10:36 pm
    what about trying to jump in the water?
  60. Profile photo of majwhite
    majwhite Male 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 12:49 am
    you ok?
    ...no...
  61. Profile photo of brad4566
    brad4566 Male 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 12:51 am
    "are you okay?" what the hell do you think! the guy just fell 10,000 feet without a parachute! of course he`s not drating okay.
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    Jagjamin Male 18-29
    173 posts
    February 15, 2007 at 3:07 am
    Such a funny way to sya bye, I agree it seemed scared, but listen to it, it`s such a KTHXBAI moment.

    Yeah, saw it on the news here (NZ) "Are you ok?" "No"

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    Mr_Sir Male 18-29
    576 posts
    February 15, 2007 at 10:27 am
    I definatly would have squeezed out a trouser rock.
  64. Profile photo of trinity2609
    trinity2609 Female 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 11:51 am
    "This guy has both his main chute and his backup chute fail on him."

    and still we say hes lucky:P

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    sgman77 Male 13-17
    42 posts
    February 15, 2007 at 12:16 pm
    whoa i just was a different one on worlds most amazing videos some girl had the same exact thing happen to her but she landed in a parking lot hahaha. she spit all her teeth out and was pretty messed up
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    drugster Male 13-17
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    February 15, 2007 at 1:56 pm
    lucky b/-\stard
  67. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm
    Ugh that just grossed me the **** out... When he hits the ground you can hear poo snapping
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    wales4eva Male 13-17
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    February 15, 2007 at 4:10 pm
    weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
    i had to say it
  69. Profile photo of BleednBeauty
    BleednBeauty Female 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 4:20 pm
    "I definatly would have squeezed out a trouser rock."

    LMFAO! I`m still laughing from that. That was HILARIOUS!!

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    pyre Male 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 8:13 pm
    He was almost simeultaneously unbelievelbly unlucky, and unbelievably lucky. The odds for both the chute failing, and the safe landing were extremely low. But he did walk away from it, so I say hes more lucky than unlucky.
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    -NeonCarrot- Male 13-17
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    February 15, 2007 at 10:07 pm
    So in order to be lucky you have to be unlucky first?
  72. Profile photo of Spriggan666
    Spriggan666 Male 18-29
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    February 15, 2007 at 11:22 pm
    you know...a lot of you people are fu.cking retarded. he`s lucky because he LIVED!!! ...morons
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    RedNine Male 13-17
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    February 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm
    Thank God he was still alive afterwards. What exactly kept him alive anyway? That impact looking deadly, I thought he was dead for sure...

    He is lucky because he lived, not because his `chutes failed.

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    sulu Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2007 at 7:50 pm
    So I`m guessing the bushes act as a form of a giant pillow for him?
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    linkcma Male 18-29
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    February 16, 2007 at 8:43 pm
    Man, he was so close to the water. But then again he could have drowned or get killed by the surface tension.
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    SCOTTY67 Male 13-17
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    February 18, 2007 at 9:20 am
    if ne was lucky his first one would work and an Xbox 360 would come out of nowhere right into his hands and 50 games with it and 100`000$
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    shiggin Female 13-17
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    February 18, 2007 at 10:27 am
    "i saw it on the news and it said he fell from 15,000 feet, he is so damn lucky!"

    Holy crap, this guy is more then lucky! And walking away not paralised is ...wow. From that hight i would have thought i was going to die.

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    wsman555 Male 13-17
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    February 18, 2007 at 2:38 pm
    he is lucky but dose he have inguries???
  79. Profile photo of itsas333cret
    itsas333cret Male 13-17
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    February 19, 2007 at 3:49 pm
    Wow....makes me want to go skydiving again...
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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    February 20, 2007 at 9:41 pm
    holly crap! that was intense =|

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