This guy BASE jumps from one skyscraper to another skyscraper’s rooftop pool

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 13 October 2014

BASE jumping is taken to a whole other level in this video of John Van Horne in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Not only does he jump from a massive skyscraper, but this BASE jumper makes it into the rooftop pool of a nearby building, 1,200 feet off the ground.

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The highest BASE jump just took place in Dubai

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Friday 25 April 2014

At 828-metres-tall, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building. And just for comparison, Taipei 101 is just 508 metres and New York’s Empire State Building comes in at a meager 381 metres. Daredevils Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet broke the world record for BASE jumping on April 21st by plunging off the Burj Khalifa. […]

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The Human Slingshot

The Flying Dutchman Reader Find

By The Flying Dutchman in Video on Thursday 8 November 2012

Having grown up jumping from any height into water deep enough to survive the drop, I’ve been drawn to the experience of corporeal ballistics ever since. This is the natural earthbound progression, albeit with added horsepower. It may not be freefalling from the edge of space, but it’ll do.

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Wingsuit Base Jumping

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By Robert Gray in Video on Friday 5 August 2011

If you think Base Jumping or even Skydiving will get your adrenaline going, just watching these guys in their Wingsuits will make your heart stop. From this guy skimming along alpine mountains and through waterfalls, to this guy trying to get as close to the cliff as he possibly can, they are on another level […]

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