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But what was a group chat idea in April spawned into May reality as we all watched blowout after blowout during the NBA playoffs. When Derek got the ball rolling by copping his Groupon ticket first, the stage was set. Talking about it was cool, but being about it was a totally different monster. Eventually a quintet took shape.
We asked other friends, men and women, if they were down. Some initially committed but backed out for scheduling reasons. In the weeks leading up to July 16, a brotherhood — we call it FlightTeam — formed. What else would you call five people crazy enough to jump out of a plane?
Some of us are in committed relationships. Life just feels good. It was about seeking a thrill, but it was more about breaking the status quo. For myself — a reporter, writer and naturally inquisitive person — it was the former. There are the horror stories. Bush jumping for his 90th birthday. The most impactful to me, however, is Will Smith describing his first skydive, in in Dubai. It spoke to a lesson far larger than that of jumping from a plane.
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Literally the instructor telling you what and what not to do. Fear, in a lot of ways, is death in breathing form. Anticipation is usually worse than the event itself.
Just last year, the United States Parachute Association recorded 21 skydiving deaths out of approximately 3.
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The number shrinks with tandem skydiving with the instructor strapped on your backwith one student death perjumps over the past decade. Sinceskydiving deaths have been reported out of The fatality rate was 0. A person is far more likely to die from being struck by lightning or stung by a bee. If we were going to die doing this, we had the worst luck known to man.
Or it was just our time to go. We were cool with those odds. More importantly, though, none of us wanted to back out on our word. Is she getting married? Are you in trouble? I might pass out. I need someone to pull the cord. Call me when you get on the ground. The order of jumping is finalized. We crack jokes on each other.
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The mileage on the GPS slowly trickles away. Peter is caught when he reveals he is wearing a microphone when trying to scratch an itch near it.
Joe and Quagmire listen as the plan is rushed into action. Peter is held at gunpoint and forced to drive the explosives-laden van to the Quahog Bridge. As soon as Peter parks the van over on the right side of the bridge, he tries to talk Mahmoud out of his plan, but fails. Joe arrives in time with the police to stop Mahmoud and destroys the detonator by knocking it out of his hand.
Then, Joe handcuffs Mahmoud, puts him under arrest and the police take Mahmoud away to jail. Joe mentions that 30 of the terrorists have been arrested and that all of the local middle-class Arabs are cast under suspicion. Joe thanks Peter for his involvement as Peter decides to call Horace to get a table ready for his friends and family at the Drunken Clam.
As he dials his cell phone, the Quahog Bridge explodes and Peter orders everyone to run away. Reception[ edit ] The episode received a 2. Kevin McFarland of The A. Club gave the episode a D, saying, "'Turban Cowboy' feels like an episode made in and left on the shelf for a decade, completely unaware of just how uniformly Middle Eastern characters are depicted as terrorists.
If only Joe and Quagmire had chosen Peter's suggestion that they rob a Mafia poker game, then maybe this would've been a Family Guy send-up of Killing Them Softly instead.
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