A daredevil landed safely after freeing himself from chains, cuffs, and a locked coffin during a skydive. Anthony Martin parachuted into a field in Ottawa, Illinois.
One major concern when you’re an escape artist jumping out of an airplane in a coffin is centrifugal force. If the coffin spins too rapidly, the force could prevent an escape artist, such as Anthony Martin from performing his escape.
Anthony Martin said that once the jump occurred the “coffin” was a little more unstable than he expected it to be. Skydivers outside the “coffin” helped make sure it had a good free fall.
Rook Nelson, who owns Skydive Chicago is a friend of Anthony Martin.
Martin is also promoting his book escape or die, as part of the jump.
Previously on July 12, 2011, Anthony Martin jumped from a plane over Ottawa, Illinois and Skydive Chicago while handcuffed …
Professional escape artist Anthony Martin performs some of his greatest escapes. Featured here is his July 12, 2011 escape in which Anthony was handcuffed and jumped from an airplane unable to pull his rip-cord until he had freed himself from his shackles.
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Satellite view including Runway 3/12 at Skydive Chicago in Ottawa, Illinois along the Fox River.
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