Many may have last seen Gary Connery posed as the Queen mum while parachuting into the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games in London. About 24 hours prior to that stunt, however, Gary traveled with G-Form to test some of their latest extreme body protective gear and newest smartphone cases.
Gary joined world-renowned fellow wingsuit and base jumpers Brett Kistler and Jamie Flynn on the Eiger in Switzerland. Suited up in G-Form’s extreme protective compression gear, the team captured some spectacular footage and breathtaking views, while flying in wingsuits at well over 100 mph.
Equipped to take video with iPhones protected by G-Form cases, the wingsuit trio spontaneously decided to test the technology in G-Form’s typical extreme fashion by dropping one of the iPhones from over 1000 feet while the phone was still recording. The iPhonerecorded the entire free fall and subsequent ground-impact. The phone was recovered by Gary Connery after his return to the ground and was completely undamaged in its G-form case without even a glitch in the video.
G-Form’s revolutionary RPT (reactive protection technology) is designed and molded 100% in the USA, and can absorb 94% of impact force through a molecular change and momentary stiffening. The technology protects both athletes and electronics without bulk or thickness. The revolutionary protective apparel can be thrown in the wash like any piece of clothing and easily fits comfortably under other apparel.
“Perhaps the best part,” notes Brett Kistler, “is that I completely forgot that I had the G-form extreme protective gear on even tough I was basically wearing it head to toe. I was sitting with my friend’s hours after the jump when someone asked me about the RPT gear. Then, I remembered, I was still wearing it!”
The new G-form iPhone cases with RPT technology are available now online and major retailers in a variety of styles, and G-Form will be releasing versions for the Samsung S3 shortly along with versions for the iPhone 5 and new iPod touch as soon as those devices reach the market.
Watch the breathtaking footage of the Eiger wingsuit flight and the 1000 foot iPhone drop to earth here.
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