stunt at Bondi Beach blocks out the sun...almost
- 1st March 2009
Bondi Beach media and marketing
entrepreneur, Greg Tingle, and long time Media
Man friend and associate, aviator, Paul Bennet,
made a gutsy attempt to block out the Sun at Bondi
Beach this past Saturday morning.
took his Pitt's Special to the air, plastered
in Aquasun signage, and circled Bondi Beach at
least half a dozen times to show beachgoers the
reverse side of his wings which featured Aquasun,
the iconic Australian sunscreen.
to strong and extremely thick cloud formations
the visual effect was not quite as stunning as
what Bennet, Tingle and Aquasun had hoped for,
but the message cut through none the less.
Bondi View can report that the Bondi Beach stunt
was incident free, and no sharks or white pointers
were spotted on Saturday.
is the Australian Advanced Aerobatic reigning
champion and is currently putting together an
air stunt component for the world famous Crusty
the stunt Bennet advised, "These sort of
performances are always tricky. We can control
and influence many things, but not the appearance
of clouds. It was an enjoyable and safe display
and everyone was happy with the ultimate result".
manager, Tingle joked, "Well, at least it
didn't rain and thank God Malcolm Turnbull wasn't
able to accept our invitation to this one. The
cloud incident was embarrassing enough. We don't
think anyone got sunburned for the first half
of the day, and we're grateful The View was able
to cover it anyway due to our unusual attempt
to help raise sun protection awareness. The tourists
seemed to enjoy the show, but I'm only half sure
about the locals. We handed out hundreds of free
sunscreen packs so that's only a good thing".
Pitt's Special shows us its wings
Greg Tingle, and the Aquasun beach babes crew