This Guy Illegally Base Jumped 1,500 Feet From A Ski Lift

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this guy illegally base jumped 1 This Guy Illegally Base Jumped 1,500 Feet From A Ski Lift

Whoever this mad man is, he’s a headcase. Base jumping is pretty crazy as it is, but to pry open the doors of a gondola to do it is just insane. Great footage though

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The illegal stunt was done as a tribute to Shane McConkey, a man who allegedly jumped from the same ski lift that stretches from one mountain peak to another. McConkey died in 2009 after a parachute failure when he jumped off a 2,000 foot cliff in Italy.

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Police tried to arrest the guy in the video below when he landed, but somehow he managed to escape. Not only was the jump illegal but he apparently caused $10,000 worth of damage to the ski lift.

The woman in the video told police she didn’t know the man “and was just sightseeing.” Yeah, sure you were.

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