Kevin Stone's ‘Rescue Reel' Makes Escaping Look Fun

 - May 30, 2009
References: rescuereel & ohgizmo
Kevin Stone created the ‘Rescue Reel’ based on the design of a fishing rod. Not exactly what you want to hear when you’re told that you will be climbing out a skyscraper window and must trust the design to keep you from falling.

However, the ‘Rescue Reel’ does seem simple but innovative. It’s a one-size-fits-all harness that can be used in case of an emergency. Then the person repels down the building, and can operate the reel using brakes. Just try not to look down…