An experienced skydiver on another forum that I frequent said that there has been talk for years about who would try this, and Baumgartner's name was always the first mentioned. This guy is really well respected in the skydiving community and presumably knows what he's doing. I don't think that this will go wrong if it ever happens.
"Every man's heart one day beats its final beat, his lungs breath their final breath. And if what that man did in his life, makes the blood pulse through the body of others, and makes them believe deeper in something larger than life, then his essence, his spirit, will be immortalised by the storytellers, by the loyalty, by the memory, of those who honour him and make whatever the man did live forever."
GO RED WINGS MARKS FOR ROWDY RODDY PIPER Just when you think you know the answers, I change the questions. You ever notice Hulk Hoganís got no hair on his chest? Only friend heís got that DOES is Cyndi Lauper.