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Vertical Skydiving World Record 2012

Of all the technology and camera equipment available, Go Pro Camera has a special following online for its high quality build and unique camera lens point of view. 

So to close 2012 with a bang, they enlisted 138 skydivers to participate in their Vertical Skydiving World Record by jumping out a plane and forming a snow flake at speeds of 220 mph. Of course, only GoPros caught all the action. 

Now, the video has over 475,000 views, and is covered by LaughingSquid, CBSNews, and TheAwesomer

 

Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/01/14/vertical-skydiving-world-record-2012/

Sky Diving With An Umbrella Like Mary Poppins

Professional extreme athlete Erik Roner teamed up with Go Pro Camera for a very creative, and dangerous, science experiment. Since the movie Mary Poppins, kids, and secretly adults, have been dreaming of floating down from the skies with an umbrella. 

Well Roner finally did. He jumped out of a plane with just a very big umbrella over him to slow down his fall. It worked for a while, but then the cloth gave, and Roner had to use his backup parachute which he was obviously prepared for. All the action was of course caught on GoPro cameras

When finally back on the ground, he closed with, “You’re welcome science. NASA is gonna be able to use that one for years to come.” 

 

Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2013/02/28/sky-diving-with-an-umbrella-like-mary-poppins/