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Skydiver survives 610-metre freefall, lands on roof


By Rob - Posted on 17 August 2009

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.

This story is unreal:

http://www.smh.com.au/world/skydiver-survives-61...

Some choice quotes:

He is incredibly lucky...

Mr Lewis's troubles started when his main parachute failed 914 metres above the ground

He did hit it hard, but he was using a full-face helmet which protected him

So there you go kids... remember to always wear your full-face! Eye-wink

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