Video Of The Week - Skydiver Solves Rubik's Cube As He Free-Falls!


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Solving the Rubik's Cube in 60 seconds may not seem like a big deal. In fact, it is painfully slow considering that 15-year-old world record holder Collin Burns can complete it in a mere 5.25 seconds. However, figuring out the Cube during a free fall jump certainly takes some skill not to mention a lot of courage. That is why skydiver Chris Walker's recent accomplishment is pretty amazing!

In the video posted on YouTube, the daredevil leaps off an airplane from what appears to be a pretty high altitude. He then calmly solves the puzzle as if he has all the time in the world. When done, he casually opens up his parachute and glides back to earth.

Photo Credit: YouTube (screen capture)

Though Walker is the latest to complete the feat while free-falling, he is not the first or the fastest one. In 2010, the Dresden, Germany resident Ludwig Fichte managed to finish the task in a speedy quick 31.5 seconds while sitting inside a free-falling rubber dinghy! What will people think of next?


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  • kiarathequeen
    kiarathequeenSunday, August 23, 2020 at 5:10 pm
    I have a rubik cube . I have not solved it yet though.✌🏾
    • laynebot5
      laynebot5Monday, August 17, 2020 at 6:42 am
      I'm trying to solve a 3by3 rubex cube
      • bsc
        bscFriday, August 7, 2020 at 9:18 am
        Cool! I like rubik cubes.
        • graycat
          graycatFriday, June 19, 2020 at 8:26 pm
          Rubik 's cube are cool
          • sg123
            sg123Friday, June 12, 2020 at 11:05 am
            i love Rubik cube and i average around like 30 seconds and i know 4 other kinds of cubes too including the 4x4!
            • sg123
              sg123Friday, June 12, 2020 at 11:04 am
              • cobrakid
                cobrakidMonday, May 18, 2020 at 3:10 pm
                no way
                • 8-bit
                  8-bitWednesday, March 11, 2020 at 11:34 am
                  i can solve it in 20 seconds
                  • laynebot5
                    laynebot5Monday, August 17, 2020 at 6:49 am
                    Cool! Maybe you should be a speed cuber
                  • wither
                    witherMonday, March 9, 2020 at 11:18 pm
                    My best time was to solve one face in ten minutes, my best friend can do one in 30 seconds.
                    • demond5654
                      demond5654Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:28 am
                      i did this it took 2 mituets i loved it