Erik Roner puts the ‘Mary Poppins’ umbrella theory to the test

A few weeks ago professional skier, BASE jumper and stuntman, Erik Roner, decided to test out Mary Poppins‘ floating umbrella trick – by jumping out of a hot air balloon thousands of feet in the air.

I only saw the video for the first time tonight, and it’s pretty impressive stuff – even if he only uses the umbrella for half of the descent. Check out the footage below:

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