Skydiving without parachute
by Globetrotter on 03 March 2008EN
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In autumn 2007 US-stuntman Travis Pastrana did something really crazy: Skydiving without a parachute over Puerto Rico. Apparently Red Bull really gives you wings! PLEASE DON'T IMITATE ;-)
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