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BRIDGE DAY

My first BASE jump. Bridge Day, October 20, 2012
New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville, West Virginia.


My exit and landing at Bridge Day 2012






This video, shot by Brian Martin, shows my exit,
Chris LaVesser's exit, and then 4 jumps from Brian's point of view.


PHOTOS


In line with Chris LaVesser, Brian Martin, and Sean Plastine.



On the platform, pilot chute in hand, 2 seconds before I jump.



Here I go.



Yeee haaa!



Freefall.



Freefall.



A different angle of the launch.



Freefall.



On the platform stands Chris Lavesser who taught me everything.



Freefall.



Freefall.



Nice arch.



After about 3 seconds, I released the pilot chute to deploy the canopy.



Line Stretch.



The canopy opens.



The canopy opens.



Good canopy.



Setting up for the landing while Chris LaVesser watches from above.



About this time, I know that I'm not going to land in the river.



Landing.



Landing.



I'm the canopy on the far right. The canopy landed on top of me and I'm trying to get out to watch Chris land.




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