Lawn Chair Larry Walters. Larry walters of los angeles is one of the few to contend for the darwin awards and live to tell about his exploits. Larry walters in his lawnchair balloon craft, dubbed “inspiration i” shortly after tether lines broke, launching him skyward.
Walters rose to an altitude of over 15,000 feet (4,600 m. He wanted to be a pilot growing up and tried to join the air force, but his eyesight wasn’t good enough. Larry walters was a truck driver by trade, but history remembers him for the patio chair he drove erratically through the approach airspace to los angeles international airport.
But had he tied the balloons to a lawn chair?
Lawn chair pilot larry walters dear tom and ray, i listen to your show every monday at work. He's also remembered as a fool, whose strange stunt was extremely dangerous. Lawn chair larry, as he became known, appeared on both the tonight show and late night with david letterman, and earned a 1982. Lawn chair pilot larry walters;