Throwback Thursday: World's First Skydive Using Plastic Grocery Bags As Parachute

Andrew Revesz

Mary Poppins has nothing on Burke "Bruno" Schnedl -- the man who set out to do the world's first skydive using plastic grocery bags as his "canopy." Burke wanted to answer the question, "What will 300 grocery bags jumped out of a balloon do?" So he did exactly that... strapped hundreds of plastic grocery bags to his rig and jumped from a hot air balloon.

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