Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixies smash Flugtag record [VIDEO]

The Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixies glider achieves takeoff
The Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixies glider achieves takeoff
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This is what happens when folks who think they're Buzz Lightyear get jacked up on Red Bull: Flugtag. In German, it means "flying day." In St. Paul it means that 90,000 people will show up to watch them mostly fall, but sometimes actually fly, off a 30-foot ramp into the Mississippi River aboard homemade gliders.

Team Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixies went home the winners, flying 207 feet -- 12 feet farther than the 10-year-old Flugtag record. Check out the video:

More on Red Bull Flugtag here. More on the Major Trouble and the Dirty Dixes here (oh my goodness those girls have big biceps!)

Red Bull Flutag: The flights [SLIDESHOW]

Red Bull Flutag: The teams get dressed up and ready to fly [SLIDESHOW]


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