In message “Giraffes and running jump mounts”, Peter J Bier wrote…
>Has anyone got any advice or info on how to learn to running jump mount a
>giraffe? I have seen it done and must say that it ranks way up there in terms
>of the “WOW” factor. Is it as hard as it looks? I have no problems free
>mounting a giraffe.
It’s actually easierthan the “1-2-3” method. It is definitely not as hard as it
looks, esp. if the giraffe is not a very tall one, say five to six feet.
The method of doing this was described in some old OOW issue, I believe, but I
don’t have the info handy. Andy?
>For those who don’t know what I’m talking about the effect is somewhere
>between a normal free mount and a pole vault. The rider holds the seat of the
>giraffe, runs and jumps, somehow ending up with both feet on the pedals,
>sitting on the seat and thanks to momentum (or something) is catapulted into
>an upright position.
>Curious and about to become injured:-) Peter Bier
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