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Old 10-13-2003, 11:18 AM
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I tuned in to Speed Channel on Sunday a little while before the Sarasota Offshore race came on and I caught the last half of the World Jetsprinting championships.

All I can say is those guys are crazy. They're nuts. I've never seen this before and I was amazed at the speed and turning capability of those little boats! Totally awesome. Check it out next time it's on!

Here are some pics from http://www.worldseriesjetsprinting.com/



They run on these small, manmade "trench" courses with lots of hairpin turns.


They turn like this doing close to 100mph.




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I try to watch it when I can. It's unreal. I can't get enough of it.

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I havn't seen it on tv, but I used to have some really cool vids of them. Pretty wild stuff!
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I've caught it on TV a couple times in the last few years. Every time I do, I can't turn it off. These guys really are nuts.
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Old 10-13-2003, 12:29 PM
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they havea screw loose. Hav eyou seen eth "real TV" wreck fotage. One hops onto land after missing turn and lands on this fat lady. It was pretty horrible. She did live but got mighty screwwed up.
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Very cool!
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You should've posted the rest of the crash.....
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oops.......this is gonna hurt....
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Seen it many times......Very cool

Now ...thats what I call boat racing.
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I wonder how many "World Champions" they have...
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