Despite What You Saw on Facebook, You Can Not Base Jump the Mackinac Bridge
You may have seen a post floating around on Facebook promoting an event featuring base jumping from the Mackinac Bridge. Don't believe it.
The Yooper gag shows a Photoshopped image of a basejumper who appears to have just leaped from one of the tall towers of the Mackinac Bridge. If the event was real - and it's not - you would have paid $99 for the leap off the Mighty Mac.
The joke image was shared by several social media feeds including one by the Keyhole Bar in Mackinaw City.
The one thing a few lucky and brave Michgianders get to experience is a climb up one of the towers of the bridge: