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Date: 07/07/12 11:15 AM

7 Responses to Oahu: Wingsuit Racing

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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4878 posts
    July 5, 2012 at 6:46 pm
    Link: Oahu: Wingsuit Racing - Human Flight at 140mph!
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6296 posts
    July 7, 2012 at 11:21 am
    Damn, once you have conquered the fear that must feel like being a god. Until you have to waddle over the finish line.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
    3894 posts
    July 7, 2012 at 11:27 am
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2346 posts
    July 7, 2012 at 6:10 pm
    in the air: I freaking rule!!!

    on the ground: I look like a tard doing a silly duck walk and failing at it...
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    July 8, 2012 at 8:14 am
    So much fun in 2 minutes. I wanna do it
    How high do you have to be to see the curvature of the earth?
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    zazuch Male 18-29
    286 posts
    July 8, 2012 at 11:26 am
    @Sutra46 You can be on land and your eye height is enough. You just have to have a large enough of a line of sight(talking miles like a salt flat(or the landing strip that the space shuttle use to land on etc) and you can see the curvature of Earth.
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    July 8, 2012 at 12:33 pm
    @zazuch, seems unlikely, the flat earth convition held for millennia had to be sorted with astronomical calculations.
    You sure it`s not the cameras taking pics with a very wide angle lens maybe?
    Elevation seems necessary to see the earth horizon as is.

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