Posted 5/23/2020 06:16 (#8274605 - in reply to #8274568) Subject: RE: It finally happened.
But, when stupid ideas involve other innocent people, it's different.
If he'd tried to jump over a bridge that was being replace with no one around, that would've been different.
I believe "Russian Roulette" is also considered a "fun challenge, evaluated the risks, and decided his skill was sufficient to make it happen". Might not want to do it in front of innocent bystanders however.
I too have had motorcycles go under a Hagie on the highway. It's startling to say the least. But, when it's in print, 10 years after the fact, it sounds melancholy. It wasn't.