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post #16 of 20
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Originally Posted by HRoi View Post
who schedules practice in a day where 60 mph winds are expected?

The article said gusts of up to 60. I think plenty of teams practice when it is just gusty. But sustained winds of 60, probably not.
post #17 of 20
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Originally Posted by embowafa View Post
creepy phrophetic status updates are creepy




At 04:07 he should have been heading down off that thing.

Denying his instincts to GTFO there failed him.
post #18 of 20
There was a tornado warning that day.
post #19 of 20
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Originally Posted by fir3fox View Post
At 04:07 he should have been heading down off that thing.

Denying his instincts to GTFO there failed him.


its a 20ish old kid... and on a job no less. bravado + wanting to do his job lead to tragedy. so sad.
post #20 of 20
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Originally Posted by RedLantern View Post
The article said gusts of up to 60. I think plenty of teams practice when it is just gusty. But sustained winds of 60, probably not.

When they measure wind speeds, they measure a short distance from the ground. The kid was 50 feet up, so the winds would have been more powerful.
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