B.A.S.E Jumpers Leap Off The World's Tallest Building And . . . . . Survive!

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What a year it has been so far for world records - First 26-year old Travis Pastrana stuns the world with his amazing leap, then the world's tallest building finally opens its door and now, two skydivers set another record by leaping off it's 200th floor.

Nasr Al Niyadi and his trainer, Omar El Hegelan, both skilled skydivers, performed their record breaking jump on the afternoon of January 6th, after receiving permission from the building authorities.

The duo leaped from a giant crane that transported them 2,717ft. to the top of the building. Free falling at an amazing speed of 137mph for the first 10 seconds, they then glided down with a parachute for the next 80 seconds, and landed gracefully at the Burj Park Island, where Nasr was greeted by his five kids.

Nasr said that while he was a little nervous before the descent, this ranked as the best skydiving fall he has done since he started in 2002. And he would know, for Nasr has over 2500 skydiving jumps to his credit including, a recent record-breaking one, which involved jumping off Mt.Everest.

Skydiving, also known as Parachuting, was first made popular by Andre-Jacques Garnerin in 1797. Over the years, the sport has been further refined into various categories. Nasr and his trainer are experts at B.A.S.E jumping. The acronym stands for Buildings, Antennas, Spans (bridges), and Earth (cliff) - All the fixed objects that these jumpers use, to leap off.

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  • nMonday, March 6, 2017 at 7:24 am
    how how how how immpoossabble !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?????????!!!
    • Friendly PeepTuesday, November 22, 2016 at 6:36 am
      i would not look but then i would probably die so no i would look but i would be very scared....
      • Undertales RateTuesday, November 22, 2016 at 6:35 am
        Wow. Just Wow.
        • Undertales RateTuesday, November 22, 2016 at 6:34 am
          How Do You Summon The Courage To Do That?
          • Buggy funMonday, November 7, 2016 at 4:01 pm
            Yeah he did, omg!
            • omgSunday, October 9, 2016 at 5:59 am
              Did he lived?
              • Swagger daggerFriday, August 19, 2016 at 12:03 pm
                Coolness
                • Bobby SwagertonThursday, August 18, 2016 at 12:34 pm
                  How just ..... How did he do that
                  • cheetahdiva5678
                    cheetahdiva5678Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:34 am
                    Thats cool but i would never do that
                    • hihi2468
                      hihi2468Friday, March 11, 2016 at 3:01 pm
                      TOTES AMAZE!!!

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