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Subject: Re: ABC news reports 300 way world record in Anapa From: TSW <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Tue, 01 Oct 1996 17:49:08 +0000 Message-Id: <32515993.272A@semail.jsc.nasa.gov> Organization: NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA Newsgroups: rec.skydiving Robert J. Culver wrote: > > Seconds ago Channel 7 ABC news in Chicago IL reported that the 300 way in > Anapa is a world record and showed video - I have a poor copy to prove > they said it. What gives ?? Did they build a 300 way?? > > Robbie Culver > D-14266 Won't be an offical FAI recognized record as we only built 297 out of 302, but it will go to Guinness as the biggest thing ever built. It was really beautiful. A lot of people, ie those facing away from the weed wacker that was having problems, thought we had built it. The next dive up we built to about 290 with the same weedwacker having problems again. The video is truly amazing. tsw World Team'96 - and very happy to be back home in the USA!