How He Leapt Off 25,262 ft To Break The Record For World’s Highest BASE Jump

The Red Bull athlete called the well-planned project off Mount Cho Oyu, #FXTMbasejump.

He is brave Russian athlete, who has broken the world-record for the highest BASE jump. And that too for the second time. Thrilling footage shows Valery Rozov, 51, jumping off the highest point of a 25,262ft snow-covered mountain in China and flying down the rock face before landing safely.

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Thrilling footage shows Valery Rozov, 51, leaping off the top of a 25,262ft snow-covered mountain in China 

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By successfully completing the jump, Rozov has once again raised the bar of extreme sports higher, beating his previous 2013 record-breaking jump from the Everest Massif on the border of Nepal and Tibet at 23,688ft

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It took 21 days for Rozov and his team to reach the exit point off Mount Cho Oyu ahead of the leap

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The leap took 90 seconds in free fall, then the opening of the parachute and the flight under the canopy lasted approximately 2 minutes

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To Rozov, jumping from Cho Oyu was one of my life-long ambitions.

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Base jumping is parachuting  from a fixed structure or cliff and ‘BASE’ is an acronym which stands for Building, Antenna, Span (such as bridges), and Earth (such as cliffs and mountain tops ) that jumpers can parachute from.

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Rozov landed safely on a glacier. 

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The mountain itself was extremely impressive and challenging, but nevertheless having the opportunity to climb it and to BASE jump from there was a great experience, he said

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Source: dailymail.co.uk

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