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Daredevil crosses Royal Gorge using jet pack

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Photo courtesy of CBS 4Denver daredevil Eric Scott is a test pilot for Jetpak International.

ROYAL GORGE, Colorado A jet-pack pilot has flown across the 1,500-foot-wide, 1,100-foot-deep Royal Gorge in southern Colorado.


Go Fast Sports & Beverage, which sponsored the stunt, said Eric Scott of Jet Pack International took 21 seconds to cross the Royal Gorge at 75 mph today.Scott didn’t use a parachute.Jet Pack International developed the hydrogen-peroxide-powered jet pack for stunts, promotions and other events for Go Fast.Both companies are based in Denver and were founded by entrepreneur Troy Widgery.

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