Video Of The Week - Wingsuit Skydivers Set New Formation Record

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Photo Credit: Mark Harris/Skydive Paris

On October 17th, 61 wingsuit skydivers from a dozen countries arrived in Perris, California for one purpose - To shatter the skydiving record for the most wingsuit divers in formation while in freefall, set by 42 jumpers in June.

The daredevils leaped off three airplanes that were flying at an altitude of 13,500-feet. Each then 'flew' to take his/her predetermined spot to create a perfect diamond formation. At about 5,500 feet, the divers scattered in different directions to ensure everyone had enough flying space, before opening their parachutes and landing gracefully on the ground below.

Photo Credit: Skydive Paris

The latest record comes on the heels of the biggest sequential skydive formation - One in which divers hold on to each other. That title was claimed by 202 Skydive Perris members who made the leap at the same location on September 29th (2nd video).

Resources: newsweek.com, youtube.com, skydive Perris

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  • 321749
    321749Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:56 am
    they did good on that dimond formation
    • awesomeMonday, February 19, 2018 at 1:15 pm
      I loke this so much
      • 😎 🐱 99999999999Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm
        These dude be cool 😎 😎 😎
        • what are thoseFriday, March 10, 2017 at 6:20 am
          so cool but i can not watch the video.
          • habug
            habugMonday, March 6, 2017 at 10:13 am
            So cool 😎 😎😎😎
            • mvpdanny
              mvpdannyThursday, February 9, 2017 at 12:32 pm
              COOL
              • ccp girl Friday, January 20, 2017 at 1:03 pm
                i wish i could of saw that in real life i bet it would be cooler then EVER!!!!!!!!!!
                • hummingbird1
                  hummingbird1Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 5:57 am
                  AWESOME!!! I want to set the new record!
                  • Omg wow😦Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:35 am
                    That's to high for me I would have pass out 😑😑😑😑
                    • sinosuhelo
                      sinosuheloMonday, November 14, 2016 at 2:19 pm
                      so cooooooll!!!!!!!!!!!!