“Eventually It’ll Blow Up”: Unafraid Pat McAfee Watches F1 Fulfill Lifelong Dream With Absolute Precision

Published 07/06/2023, 7:19 AM EDT

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Life can change in the blink of an eye. For the stunt man, eye-witnesses, and Pat McAfee, it changed dramatically when they witnessed a terrifying jetpack crash unfold before them. In a shocking turn of events on the F1 tracks just days ago, the world bore witness to one of the deadliest stunts ever attempted, leaving even a seasoned athlete like Pat McAfee reeling with disbelief.

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With his captivating show airing from Monday to Friday, former Indianapolis Colts punter McAfee never fails to bring exciting discussions to the table. A couple of weeks ago, he delved into the intense discussions surrounding a submarine tube crash incident. Now, once again, he being unterrified, brings to light the potential consequences that could have shaken the world, exploring the chilling possibility of witnessing one of the most catastrophic deaths ever recorded, also fulfilling his lifelong dream.

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In a recent episode of ‘The Pat McAfee Show,’ Pat McAfee and his team delved into a shocking incident that sent shockwaves through the F1 world. They discussed the potential consequences that could have plagued the stuntman involved in a recent jetpack suit performance. McAfee drew a connection between his desire to fly like an iron man and the possible outcomes of such a mishap, emphasizing the dangers inherent in surviving a crash while still carrying jet fuel and an igniter.

McAfee’s co-host, a former Green Bay Packers player, A.J. Hawk, echoed the sentiment, mentioning, “Eventually it’ll blow up, or it’s gonna nose dive you from about 800 feet directly into the ground.” Fortunately, the relief was palpable as they discovered that the stuntman had emerged from the jetback malfunction incident without any injuries. While this incident undoubtedly posed a significant risk to the stuntman, the question remains what was the entire incident?

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Bone-chilling crash story on F1 track

The atmosphere at the Red Bull Ring was charged with anticipation ahead of Sunday’s feature race. As part of the mesmerizing pre-race spectacle, Gravity Jet Suit performers took to the skies, showcasing their incredible skills with jetpacks to the delight of the crowd. However, the excitement quickly turned unnerving when one of the jetpack-wearing stuntmen experienced a frightening crash.

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Despite initially appearing in control, the performer suddenly lost command, triggering a sense of unease in the air. Concern replaced the once-thrilled atmosphere as the daredevil prepared for an inevitable landing. As the collective gasp of the crowd echoed across the F1 circuit, the stuntman made a forceful impact, rolling along the track in a painful sight. However, fortunately, ESPN F1 later confirmed the stuntman’s safety and shared footage of the crash, capturing the moment when relief washed over everyone.

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At last, when everything was fine, the stuntman raised his fists in the air bringing a collective sigh of relief to the spectators.

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Bhwya Sriya is an NFL Writer at EssentiallySports. With a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from an esteemed university, Bhwya tries to amalgamate her love for sports with her creativity. Her interest in sports arose when Bhwya represented her district on a race track in school.
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