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John Kuvakas
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Frank Kocour
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Have to wonder what makes a person do stuff like this.  Not much margin for error. 

It can't be a death wish. 

It has to be that they are just super confident and don't allow for any mishaps in their mind.


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Love watching this from my porch.


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John Kuvakas
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@kocour, I think it's for the adrenaline rush. There has to be an incredible mixture of fear, confidence, and euphoria all at one time. Then comes the satisfaction of having done something very well that few people can accomplish. Whether it's jumping from a high place, maneuvering a bike, skis, or skateboard et al at death-defying speeds in death-defying situations, you have to be in total control of your machine and your body to do it well.

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Frank Kocour
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I wonder what the percentage is of those who don't live to tell about it . . .


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John Kuvakas
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That's a good question. I've never seen any statistics. But, I've always thought it would be tragic to lose your life like that. 

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from a place I`ll never see,on a video of unknown vintage,this STILL has a visceral "pull" effect....... puts the viewer right out there on that flimsy sheet of plywood  👍 👍 👍 👍 


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@kocour Curiosity, feeling for accomplishment, exploring the limits, overcoming fear, glory ... 


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The bigger the risk, the greater the rush, but also the greater chance of failure and OUCH! Shocked Amazed  


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Jack Dodds
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@jkuvakas  I know what you mean JK; I get that rush in my motorized Lazy-Boy recliner....makes me nauseous sometimes.


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John Kuvakas
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@jack-dodds, you're my hero and role model, always pressing the edge of the envelope.

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Jack Dodds
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@jkuvakas  I think you may have misspelled that JK; it's "roll model"....like the Pillsbury Doughboy. Thanks for the compliment all the same JK; what can I say......I'm a risk taker and I'm addicted to the adrenalin rush.  I've just ordered an Acorn stair lift system and I don't even need one!


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Yet

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Jack for a minute I thought I was reading something I wrote only to find your name on the post to JK. If we ever meet in person, the milk shakes are on me.


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Jack Dodds
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@bob-jackman  Hopefully I'll be able to take you up on that in Chicago sooner than later Bob.  Chocolate please!


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