Skiing With A Jetpack Isn't As Insane As Expected, Still Pretty Insane

The craziest part about this video isn't that Troy Hartman was skiing with a jetpack tied to his back, but that, if you're looking from afar, it really doesn't look that different from normal skiing.The engine sounds cool, but shouldn't there be flames shooting out behind him?

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In any case, here's a man skiing with a jetpack tied to his back. Some Bond-type stuff:

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'Course, Hartman explained that he was reluctant to unleash all the speed, because he didn't want to lose control at 100 mph. Fair enough. And this is obviously just the first step. Only a matter of time before we're skiing with jetpacks on our backs and flames trailing behind us...

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BAD. ASS.

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Check out the full story at Popular Mechanics.

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(HT: Drew Magary)

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