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Dare to Take this Thrilling Base Jumping Challenge

Base Jumping Challenge Begins
Ready to take the leap????
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After jumping off a fixed object such as a cliff or building followed by a freefall delay, the participants deploy a parachute to descend safely to the ground.
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Quick Fact
The acronym ‘B.A.S.E’ stands for nothing but the four categories of fixed objects from which the participants can jump: Buildings, Antennae, Spans (Bridges) and Earth (Cliffs).
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Quick Fact
American freefall cinematographer & filmmaker, Carl Boenish along with his wife Jean Boenish and two friends Phil Smith & Phil Mayfield are regarded to have coined the acronym B.A.S.E.
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On 18th August 1978, Carl Boenish along with his wife & two friends jumped from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park & filmed the first BASE jumps that were made using ram-air parachutes.
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Quick Fact
Wingsuit Flying allows the jumpers to glide over long horizontal distances along with improving control and flight characteristics in the air.
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Quick Fact
Several James Bond movies have featured BASE jumps, but only the jumps in ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ and ‘A View To Kill’ were filmed in reality, rest were special effects.
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As compared to Skydiving, BASE Jumpers have to overcome two major obstacles during the jump: low altitude and proximity to the object they jump from.
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Quick Fact
In 2005, Norwegian free skier and base jumper, Karina Hollekim became the first female athlete to complete a Ski-BASE.
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Captain Daniel G. Schilling on 8th July 2006 set the Guinness World Record for the most BASE jumps in 24-hours after jumping off Perrine Bridge, Idaho a record 201 times.
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Austrian BASE jumper, Felix Baumgartner set the record for lowest BASE jump after jumping from Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.
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 Amruta Deshpande

Apr 15, 2021
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Lane Smith, Arthur Hickinbotham, Mario Majer, Simon Alexander, Kamil Pietrzak, Jonathan Francis, Colton Jones, Erik Jacobson, Cam Adams