Archive for the ‘BASE Jumping’ Category

Earlier this year I had the privilege of being invited along to watch a pretty spectacular event – four lads, dressed in suits, who had a drink at the bar on the 55th floor of the Rialto, then donned parachutes and jumped off – all in peak hour.  Here’s the (vastly incorrect) story:

Leap of Faith – Age Article

And here’s a random pic of a BASE jumper who may or may not be one of the lads in the story… (hint: it is)


I can’t blame the media for getting it so wrong; virtually every word Shannon Bennett said was incorrect and I actually suspect he got it secondhand from someone who mixed up the groups of guys.  For example: