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6/23/2014 (1 year ago)

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World record attempt failure is shocking

A daredevil rally car driver's attempt to make the world's longest car jump failed in spectacular and terrible fashion, all caught on video.

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming a spectacular and terrifying crash instead.

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming a spectacular and terrifying crash instead.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

6/23/2014 (1 year ago)

Published in Technology

Keywords: International, Sports


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) -Guerlain Chicherit, a 36-year-old Frenchman, made the attempt to beat the longest car jump record, previously held by Tanner Foust, and every second of the attempt and subsequent crash was filmed by GoPro cameras.

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The 12-minute video shows every detail of Chicherit's attempt to travel 332 feet, and his spectacular failure going nearly 100-miles-per-hour.

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world

36-year-old Guerlain Chicherit attempted to make the world's longest jump in a car, but ended up filming his spectacular and terrifying crash instead.



Fortunately, Chicherit survived the attempt, which could have cost him his life. Instead he walks away with only minor injuries and an amazing story.

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