Claim: Video clip shows a man shooting down a waterslide, flying off a ramp, and landing in a small wading pool.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, August 2009]
Origins: This video clip of a man (engineer Bruno Kammerl) in a neoprene suit shooting down a waterslide, flying off a ramp, traveling an amazingly long distance, and landing smack in the middle of a tiny wading pool hit the Internet in August 2009. It's not a recording of a real event, but rather a viral advertisement for Microsoft Germany accomplished through a combination of video editing techniques:
Last updated: 17 June 2015
Nichols, Chris. "Microsoft's Marketing Stunt Goes Viral." Yahoo Finance!. 13 August 2009.