World Record BASE Jump


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National Geographic's Adventure Magazine named ten people as Adventurers of the Year, and invite you to rate each of them to help them determine the readers' choice top adventurer. One of the profiles features 37-year-old Dean S. Potter, rock climber, tightrope walker, and BASE jumper. Potter set a world record in 2009 by jumping off a high face of Switzerland's Eiger in a wingsuit and sailing for almost three minutes! The trip was 9,000 feet vertically and four miles horizontally. Links to all adventurers. Link to voting. -Thanks, Ethan!


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Didn't a couple of guys base jump off of some 20 K cliff in Pakistan or somewhere once ? I think it took them around two weeks to climb up and a few seconds to parachute down.
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That has got to be a beatiful 9000 feet up. I'm not sure if I'd be willing to even climb that high and look down. I can wait for the video.:p
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