Wingsuit / BASE-jump athlete Alexander Polli does the never before done—a tactical flight through a narrow cave on a rugged mountainside. The flight starts with a jump from a hovering helicopter, Alexander reaches speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph) while following a precise trajectory leading to the cave opening, he then fully commits and flies [...]
HD People Are Awesome / Amazing Humans 2013
See what Felix Baumgartner saw as he stood from the edge of his capsule and jumped from 24 miles above earths surface to break the sound barrier and make history.
Baumgartner reached an estimated speed of 1,342.8 km/h or 834.4 mph(Mach 1.24) jumping from the stratosphere, which when certified will make him the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall and set several other records while delivering valuable data for future space exploration.
Felix Baumgartner broke the record for highest and fastest freefall from space – Mission Accomplished. “Sometimes you have to go up really high to understand how small you are.” Felix Baumgartner Preliminary Figures: Altitude: 128,097 ft Duration of freefall: 4:19 Total jump time: 9:03 Speed: 1137 kmh (Mach 1.24) 833 mph
August 26, 1992 the Autralians Nic Feteris and Glenn Singleman made this highest Basejump in an altitude from about 6286 meters. The climb alone took 3 weeks to complete. Check out their onboard cameras – unbelievable that they strapped that much weight to their heads and bodies, just to record the jump. The distance they [...]