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There Can Be Only One: Jetpack Vs Car Race

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Ever wanted to see some bro with a jetpack race a foreign sporty-ish car (Renault Megane RS)? Well you're in luck, because that is WHAT THIS IS. Unfortunately, 23-year old "daredevil" Nick Macomber doesn't know the meaning of daring the devil and gets smoked.

Today's short, 400-metre flight - reaching a top speed of about 100kmh while travelling about 50m off the ground - was Macomber's first mission in the southern hemisphere, but he's done "hundreds" of jet-pack flights before.


The short hop took just 16 seconds - the fuel runs out in 30 seconds.

"I've literally lost count of the times I've done this, but I still get nervous every time," he said. "I have to ask people how it looked afterwards because I can barely remember it."

Admittedly, Nick lost because he had to get 'up' to a safe height before he could start moving forward. Wait -- did I say had to? I meant chose to because he didn't want to win bad enough. If that was me I would have stayed low enough to touch the ground the whole time -- with my peenor. "Soooo... just centimeters?" HUNDREDS OF THEM.

Hit the jump for the less than impressive jetpacking performance.

Daredevil defies jet-pack jitters to race car [stuff]

Thanks to Logan, who agrees he should have just put rollerskates on and gone for the gold.

There are Comments.
  • Rick_McRockock

    Jetpack guy looks like Urijah Faber... 

  • Shawn Bibby

    I want a jetpack...

  • BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!BACK TO BLACK!!!

  • Fis this shir!

  • Guest

    Interesting demonstration. He went faster vertically than horizontally pretty fast. ah, wow how I would love to try out a jet pack. ( ; __ ;)

  • grimbldoo

    With everyone's attire, I thought it was the 80's

  • Emmitt Morgans

    Yes, the site is still white... let's move on with our lives.

    Wait... the SITE'S STILL WHITE!?!?!! *rabble rabble rabble*

  • "One day I wanted to become a doctor and the next day I wanted to be a professional hockey player" lol

  • n_a_a_s

    The jet pack guy looks a little toasted for a race

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