Parachutists Drop Game Ball At Wrong Stadium

Duke and James Madison were warming up prior to kickoff when two men unexpectedly parachuted into Wallace Wade Stadium with the game ball.

The men didn't hit any of the players on the field. They just hit the wrong field.

The News & Observer of Raleigh reports that the parachutists were supposed to land at North Carolina's season-opening game,eight miles away.

UNC assistant athletic director Michael Beale said the jumpers from Virginia-based Aerial Adventures canceled the leap into Kenan Stadium because of bad weather.

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  • by Blog Refuter Location: NC on Sep 1, 2008 at 08:11 PM
    Rah Rah Car'lina-lina. GO HEELS!
  • by will on Sep 1, 2008 at 01:29 PM
    sounds like a Cameron Crazys stunt to me...
  • by will Location: washington on Sep 1, 2008 at 01:21 PM
    Did anyone signal for a fair catch?
  • by Bob Location: Winterville on Sep 1, 2008 at 06:48 AM
    Anonymous: You just made my point. Good job.
  • by Dave Location: Greenville on Sep 1, 2008 at 06:27 AM
    If somebody were to do this in Greenville, they would need a GOOD navigator since nobody knows where Greenville is!
  • by Anonymous on Sep 1, 2008 at 03:50 AM
    Bob, wouldn't it be nice to see the Tar Heels Basketball team take on ECU. HAHHAHAH. GO HEELS.
  • by Bob Location: Winterville on Aug 31, 2008 at 07:53 PM
    Football in the Triangle in '08?! Nah, not this year. The ACC is horrible. Heck the tar-holes may very well win their division after squeeking out a nail-biter over McNeese (is this a school or a fast food joint?) State. Props to WFU though, they have a very good team & a great coach. Go Pirates!!!
  • by melissa Location: plymouth on Aug 31, 2008 at 07:33 PM
    well they ended up in a better place anyway go devils

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