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Baumgartner Takes Base Jumping to New Heights

Would you call it a giant leap for mankind? Probably not, but it’s quite a step anyway. From a capsule suspended below a helium filled balloon, Austrian Felix Baumgartner stepped out into thin air recently, 71,581 feet (13.6 miles) above Roswell, New Mexico, and free-fell for the next 3 minutes and 43 seconds before deploying […]

So you want to fly? Try this….

These guys are amazing. This must be the closest thing to being a bird! But watch it in full screen mode – click the symbol next to “Vimeo”. Chinese Scenes from BASE-Book – Matt Gerdes on Vimeo. or what about this guy? ….. Thanks for the links, Martin.