View Full Version : The Wizard Takes Off Without Dorothy: Skydiver's Balloon Leaves Him Behind

2008-May-27, 03:40 PM
We can only imagine the disappointment skydiver Michel Fournier must have felt watching his helium balloon take off without him, a la Dorothy in the "Wizard of Oz." Today, Fournier was going to attempt a record setting skydiving leap from 130,000 feet (40,000 meters), about three times higher than commercial airplanes fly. But [...]

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