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1978: Dar Robinson hits the high flying double trampoline

By on 15 November 2012 | comments 0

SEPTEMBER 20 1978: Movie stuntman Dar Robinson drops to second trampoline suspended below a helicopter flying at 300-feet as he performs the stunt live for the Dick Clark’s Live on Wednesday┬áTV series. After hitting the bottom trampoline Robinson did several somersaults while cameras rolled. Dar Robinson died in 1986. He was 39. At his peak he held 21 world stunt records. He died working on the set of Million Dollar Mystery. He had worked in such films as Papillon, Airplane!, Police Academy and Lethal Weapon.