Even if the economy doesn’t have a soft landing this winter, you’re guaranteed one at New York’s Windham Mountain, home of North America’s only Big Air Bag. Measuring 56 by 33 feet, the crash pad is an aerial training tool—but is open to anyone with moxie. For first-timers or the faint-hearted, the biggest worry isn’t the amplitude of the jump or even the landing, but rather carrying enough speed off the kicker so as not to undershoot the gigantic pillow, which reliably catches whatever falls from the sky.
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