Jump with the 82nd Airborne in VR.
Impact and Vice were given unprecedented access to the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This one of a kind VR experience took us up in a C-17 during a parachute training operation. Get an exclusive look inside the plane as the jumpers prepare to take the leap.
- More than 700 paratroopers participated in the training.
- The video racked up a whopping 5M+ views in just 5-days and is still the most viewed Vice VR piece on Facebook.
- Impact’s Director of Photography, Philip Lima, can be seen in fatigues holding the monopod with the VR camera (1:28 + 1:57)
- Paratroopers have no control over the direction of their parachute once deployed and are completely at the mercy of wind drifts.