On the other hand, I took a low dose daily for a year and felt nothing untoward. No idea if it helped my hangovers, but it was a heavy drinking year that didn't result in that many hang overs. But I was much younger and relatively healthy.
From many of the videos I've seen on YouTube it seems people don't take any safety measures other than hoping that nothing goes wrong. Loads of videos show them flying over crowds, streets and traffic.
Many weigh a couple of kilos or more and even from 10 metres that would hurt... I saw someone get their arm/shoulder broken on a Thai beach when a coconut fell on them... I'd say it is currently more luck than design that has prevented a well publicised injury or accident. The shame is that one persons actions could see the whole activity become highly regulated or even banned...
Quote:life expectancy at age 15 is 48 years for Aborigines, 52 and 51 for settled Ache and !Kung, yet 31 and 36 for peas-
ant and transitional Agta.
Survival to age 45 varies between 19 and 54 percent, and those aged 45 live an average of 12–24 additional years
The modal age of mortality in hunter-gatherers can range from 68 in the Hiwi to 78 in the Tsimane.
Some people just enjoy being the other side of the fence. Think how many hackers do similar work 'for free' without being able to turn their hacks into cash. I guess many of this people also get a kick out of taking on something so huge and powerful and 'winning'.