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Every kid has a hobby, but some are definitely more involved than others. Forrest Hall has taken up one of the most involved hobbies possible:

He designs his own parachutes, and uses his stuffed animals as test subjects to determine their effectiveness.


In a video Forrest uploaded to YouTube, we can see him testing the parachutes that he designed himself.

Mini base compilation www.youtube.com

He also has an Instagram page, balconybase, where he shares his designs and some photos and videos of the steps of his design process.






It seems that parachutes aren't the only thing Forrest has designed. He also built a cat-sized tent.


He also shared his process on Youtube:


How to make a mini pilot chute youtu.be


Forrest's designs are well thought-out and extremely well executed. His attention to detail is pretty amazing.

The teddy bear test subjects are lucky that he is the one designing their parachutes!

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