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Parachuting Into Shark Infested Waters | Shark Week


[ SUSPENSEFUL CHORD STRIKES ] [ SUSPENSEFUL
CHORD STRIKES ] Narrator:
BELOW ARE SOME OF THE WORLD’S
MOST DANGEROUS SHARKS — TIGERS, BULLS, AND ONE OF THE LARGEST
AGGREGATIONS OF GRAY REEF SHARKS
IN THE PACIFIC. IN THE ULTIMATE
SURVIVAL CHALLENGE, PAUL AND JAMES WILL BE DROPPED
THREE MILES FROM LAND. THEN, THEY MUST TRY
AND SWIM TO SHORE. YEAH, WE’RE COMING UP
TO 10,000 FEET NOW. READY?
READY, GO! YEAH, MA-A-A-A-A-N! ♪♪ YEAH-EAH! WHOO-OO!
-YEAH! AHHHHH! AH, YEAH! YEAH!
WHOO! LET GO! GO! ♪♪ Narrator:
FALLING AT 120 MILES AN HOUR, THEY HAVE SECONDS
TO RELEASE THEIR PARACHUTES. ♪♪ [ STRAINING ] -OH, YOU ALRIGHT, MATE?
-WHOO! WE’RE GONNA HAVE TO PULL
THOSE PARACHUTES SOON. GOT YOU, MAN. I’M PULLING NOW.
I’M PULLING NOW! ♪♪ WE’VE GOT A GOOD CANOPY. ♪♪ [ STRAINS ] [ ALERT BEEPING ] HOLY MOLY. [ BREATHING HEAVILY ] THAT’LL GET
YOUR HEART STARTED. James:
PAUL, I’VE GOT YOU.
STAY UP THERE! [BLEEP] WE ARE LANDING
IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE. Narrator:
WATER JUMPS ARE HIGH-RISK. THEIR PARACHUTES
CAN DRAG THEM UNDER. WE’VE GOT QUITE A STRONG
WIND COMING IN NOW. -WE GOT ONE CHUTE OPEN…
-A MEDIC AND SAFETY TEAM IS ON HIGH ALERT.
-…STRAIGHT OFF OUR BOW. ONE CHUTE OPEN STRAIGHT OFF
OUR BOW, ABOUT 4,000 FEET. SECOND CANOPY OPEN
straight off our bow. YEP, THERE THEY ARE. COMING IN FROM 1,500,
VERY STRONG WIND HERE. OKAY, WE’RE
COMING IN HOT. ♪♪ MY BIGGEST FEAR, AS THIS
WIND’S BLOWING, RIGHT? HARD TO CONTROL
THOSE PARACHUTES. THEY HIT THE WATER A LOT HARDER. THEY COULD BE INCAPACITATED
OR KNOCKED OUT. OKAY, WE’RE COMING IN
TO LAND. ♪♪ [ GRUNTING ] [ BREATHING HEAVILY ] Narrator:
JAMES LANDS SAFELY. PAUL COMES IN FAST. ♪♪ HE HITS HARD… [ COUGHING ] …AND IS DRAGGED
BY HIS PARACHUTE. [ COUGHING ] [ GARGLING ] JEEZ. -FAR ONE. FAR CHUTE.
-PAUL! -FAR ONE.
-PAUL! -YOU ALRIGHT, MATE?
-[ GRUNTS ] JAMES HAS CUT HIMSELF
AWAY FROM HIS CHUTE, AND HE’S GOING TO HELP,
TO HELP PAUL. JUST UNTANGLE ON MY FOOT.
[INDISTINCT], MATE. ♪♪ I’M GOOD, MAN.
OKAY, THAT’S FREE. GET AWAY FROM IT.
ALRIGHT, I’M GOOD. I’M GOOD. OKAY, YOU’RE GOOD.
ALL IS GOOD. BOTH PARACHUTISTS ARE AWAKE,
SIGNALING ALL CLEAR.

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