Daredevils Jump 800+ Feet On West Virginia ‘Holiday’ | NBC Nightly News

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Our Gadi Schwartz went to West Virginia for the annual Bridge Day, the one day every year when the New River Gorge Bridge closes off traffic and opens to pedestrians, to allow them to watch BASE jumpers fly 876 feet into the gorge below. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC ...



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They lined up by the hundreds, i'm so excited man parachutes on their backs, but no plane in sight, but fun. You can have your clothes on honey instead, leaping into the great beyond theo from a platform base is west virginia's famed bridge day. The only legal day base jumpers are allowed to hurl themselves into the new river gorge. The crowd fired up at the sight of a clown think they want you to ...
jump while above a man dressed as he or it's stoked. When he spots his mom [ music, ], [ laughter, ] around 900 feet below blade, things range from spot-on to little rocky and some soaking wet a few bumps and bruises, and footage galore and ifyou're curious here's a little taste of what it would be like if Humans could fly goti, schwartz, nbc news, west virginia, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights, and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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