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Special Project
From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Austin McConnell

Nominated in Breakout YouTuber

About Austin McConnell

Have you ever found yourself free falling from 12,000 feet and your parachute just won’t work? No? Well, just in case you do find yourself in that situation, Austin McConnell is here to help! His informative and darkly funny video “What To Do If Your Parachute Fails” has all the answers to give you your best chance of survival. After it went viral in October 2017, Austin quickly added hundreds of thousands of subscribers to his channel. The Missouri native, who has been “makin’ moves since 1990,” posts mini-documentaries that cover topics as diverse as minor Star Wars spinoffs and major scandals of the Paralympic Games. Austin’s 350K+ subscribers never know what the filmmaker will cover next, but they’re looking forward to finding out in 2018.

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