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2001 At-Risk Survivor
Email a Friend The stupidity displayed by the participants in the following tales stops short of the ultimate Darwin Awards sacrifice. Nevertheless, we salute the spirit and innovation of their misadventures. Next Prev Random

 
 
Student Film Folly
2001 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

(19 February 2001, Ireland) Teenagers in Northern Ireland ran into trouble while filming a video about the stupid risks students take. They had been jumping from a cliff into the sea, when a swell swept eleven of them into the ocean. Seven managed to swim to safety, and four others were rescued in the nick of time by a lifeboat. The captain said the amateur film makers were lucky to be alive.

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