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Old 07-03-2002, 09:37 PM   #1
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And made a new record for ebing the first person to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon solo.
After having his landing delayed due t high winds he has finally touched down in SW Queenstown, Australia.

CNN's article

Wish I had that kind of money!! :envious:
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Old 07-03-2002, 10:51 PM   #2
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Good on him for doing it in the end, and sticking to it.
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Old 07-04-2002, 12:18 AM   #3
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well it looks like 5 times is the charm eh? [img]tongue.gif[/img]

now its on to his next goal... Flying or rather.. .GLIDING (thats with a glider without propulsion) through the stratosphere!

Good luck and Congratulations!
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Old 07-04-2002, 03:47 AM   #4
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Yeah I was looking foward to him landing in South Australia. I was going to and see him land.... but nnooooo!!! dam winds!!

So he landed in Queensland and I went home annoyed.
 
Old 07-04-2002, 04:36 AM   #5
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Heh, funny he finally manage to fulfill his life dream and for what... short newpaperclips for 2 or 3 days... I mean who cares anyway? It might have been impressive in 1850, get a airline ticket for gods sake... [img]smile.gif[/img]
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Old 07-04-2002, 05:29 AM   #6
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And made a new record for ebing the first person to circumnavigate the world in a hot air balloon solo.
After having his landing delayed due t high winds he has finally touched down in SW Queenstown, Australia.

CNN's article

Wish I had that kind of money!! :envious:
I don't know about that dude, if i had that kind of money, i don't think i would be spending my time in a hot air balloon.
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Old 07-04-2002, 05:44 AM   #7
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Heh, funny he finally manage to fulfill his life dream and for what... short newpaperclips for 2 or 3 days... I mean who cares anyway? It might have been impressive in 1850, get a airline ticket for gods sake... [img]smile.gif[/img]
I completely agree! Why would anyone actually care? Some rich guy spends millions, talks a beer company into spending millions, all for what? A long ballon ride? wow.woopie.i'm clapping.
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