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1 Curt  Tue, Oct 9, 2012 10:41:52am

Aborted for today due to weather.....wind....

2 Bob Dillon  Tue, Oct 9, 2012 11:08:28am

re: #1 Curt

Aborted for today due to weather.....wind....

Nuts. I am so looking forward to the Red Bull vicarious experience. Wind? 690mph and we're worried about ... wind. /

3 Curt  Tue, Oct 9, 2012 2:31:50pm

re: #2 Bob Dillon

Nuts. I am so looking forward to the Red Bull vicarious experience. Wind? 690mph and we're worried about ... wind. /

The weather balloon "taxi" was susceptible to being damaged getting off the ground...which could have wrecked the capsule, and banged up Felix. On the site, see the video about the camera equipment...Holy Crap! That alone is enough to make anyone who write a check for such things be cautios in high winds....

4 Bob Dillon  Tue, Oct 9, 2012 9:30:02pm

re: #3 Curt

Your comment is appreciated and educational.

Guess you missed my "sarc" tag. ;-)

Wishing them well and calm "upward" winds tomorrow.

I bungee jumped multiple times at Nanaimo BC - early 90's way before it evolved to this: [Link:]

150 feet of self induced free fall over the Nanaimo river. Yahoo!

23 miles? How long does it take for a human body to run out of adrenalin?

5 Curt  Thu, Oct 11, 2012 3:41:37am

Oh, can be a while....then the crash...

I know. Actually, bungee jumping is freakin' scary. If you have a "malfunction"....ain't no dumping that reserve....oh! Wait! you don't have one! :)

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