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#1 Apparelyzed

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 01:03 PM

Canadian Paraplegic BASE jumps while in his wheelchair

 

Lonnie Bissonnette from Ontario, Canada says the extreme sport of Base Jumping is his passion and he has completed more than 1,500 jumps in his wheelchair. Lonnie became paralyzed after a BASE jumping accident in Idaho in 2004 when his foot became entangled in his parachute after leaping 490-feet from an Idaho bridge.

Is he mad, he didn't even wear a helmet! :yikes:

 

 

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 06:33 PM

I'm going with mad.


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Posted 30 August 2013 - 06:58 PM

Oh my god!  I would die from fright!!  That also takes courage to do the thing that paralyzed you in the first place ... so way to go Lonnie ... you might be a tiny bit crazy!  Just kidding :)


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Posted 30 August 2013 - 08:01 PM

Yes he is definitely mad.



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Posted 30 August 2013 - 09:04 PM

What an absolute loon!

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:18 PM

Well that was a less than graceful landing . . .


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Posted 31 August 2013 - 06:17 AM

totally bonkers as far as I'm concerned but, you gotta do what you gotta do I guess. 


Edited by Raglet, 31 August 2013 - 06:18 AM.

Things don't seem so bad since I took up heavy drinking


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Posted 31 August 2013 - 07:51 AM

omg my daughter has a wicked sense of humour. I just told her about this, and she said "Well I just hope they go out before contributing to the gene pool".


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Things don't seem so bad since I took up heavy drinking


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Posted 03 September 2013 - 12:02 AM

Where do I sign up? :D





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