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Awesome Women Daredevils

Here is an article about seven kickass female daredevils (you should read it for Bessie Coleman and Ethel Dare1, at the very least).

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Ethel Dare, who looks like she would have been fantastic at rollerderby

If at some point in the future you could be a jaw-dropping, heart-stopping daredevil, what kind would you be?

Martian skydiver
2(22.2%)
Tightrope walker from International Space Station to shuttle (requires excellent toe grip)
3(33.3%)
Repeat star of series Jackass in Space
0(0.0%)
Jupiterian skydiver
1(11.1%)
Hoverbike stuntperson
2(22.2%)
Dr.Strangelove-style bomb rider (with excellent bomb defusion skills and a parachute, to allow for repeat performances)
0(0.0%)
Military drone surfer
0(0.0%)
Someone who saves their memory backups only on Windows machines
1(11.1%)
Something I will detail in the comments
0(0.0%)

During your short but fame-filled years you would:

Marry someone named Hoot
0(0.0%)
Run for political office
1(11.1%)
Hoard a bunch of money before faking your death and living out your days in peace
5(55.6%)
Swing a position as a judge on American Idol
0(0.0%)
Something I will detail in the comments
0(0.0%)




1. Ethel Dare's given name was Margie Hobbs. I love that, in selecting a stunning stage name, she went for Ethel.

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buymeaclue
Mar. 5th, 2010 03:31 pm (UTC)
If at some point in the future you could be

"At some point in the future"...?

;)
jess_ka
Mar. 5th, 2010 03:40 pm (UTC)
I love the picture of the tightrope walking w/umbrella over NYC in that article.
jamiam
Mar. 5th, 2010 03:56 pm (UTC)
I would probably also divorce Hoot, but I can't help but marry him with a name like that.
orbitalmechanic
Mar. 5th, 2010 06:12 pm (UTC)
The details of those stunts are crazy! I especially like the tightrope-walking over Niagara Falls with feet in peach baskets.
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