The Queen’s Stunt Double Drop-Tests an iPhone From 1,000 Feet [VIDEO]

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August 9, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!


Who is Gary Connery? He’s the skydiver who doubled for the Queen of England in the awesome stunt that kicked off the 2012 Olympic Games. But he’s also the star of this video, shown gliding in a wingsuit and then dropping an iPhone from 1,000 feet.

Just one day before his Olympic stunt, Connery joined a couple of other base jumpers to launch themselves off the Eiger mountain in Switzerland. During the descent, they dropped the iPhone and kept the camera active, recording its entire free fall.

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The iPhone survived, but with a little help in the form of a smartphone case made by G-Form. G-Form builds cases from the same R…
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posted by Mashable from http://mashable.com/2012/08/09/g-form-iphone-drop/

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