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Fraser
2008-Sep-26, 08:20 PM
In May, Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy, who calls himself "Fusionman," flew with a jetpack strapped to his back for just 5 minutes. Today he soared from France to England across the English Channel, becoming the first person to cross the 35 km (22 miles) body of water in such a way. Rossy, a pilot [...]

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megrfl
2008-Sep-26, 09:02 PM
Yep Yep I saw it live on the Today Show. Pretty cool. The wings are over a one hundred pounds. It's supposed to air on the National Geographic channel, not sure when tho.

trinitree88
2008-Oct-02, 11:25 PM
:shifty::lol: I have to have a beer with this guy.:lol: pete

KaiYeves
2008-Oct-03, 09:27 PM
He rocks! And we have part of our names in common!

BigDon
2008-Oct-04, 10:14 PM
You folks do know this is going to eventually kill him?

KaiYeves
2008-Oct-04, 11:34 PM
Adventure is a dangerous business.

trinitree88
2008-Oct-05, 06:19 PM
You folks do know this is going to eventually kill him?

BigDon. I'm hoping that never happens, and he learns to engineer enough safety features to enjoy his craziness. ...kind of like rocket-powered hang gliding. pete