Six days to get up... 90 seconds to get down: Daredevil leaps from 6,543m Himalayan peak to set new BASE jump world record
Russian climber and BASE jumper Valery Rozov recently added another highlight to his incredible career in extreme sports by setting a new world record with a jump from the top of Shivling, a 6543m mountain in the Indian part of the Himalayas.
Rozov is a superstar in the world of BASE jumping, an extreme sport which involves jumping from objects such as bridges, buildings and towers.
The 47-year-old Russian’s breathtaking feats, such as jumping into the active volcano Kamtschatka (2009) and from Ulvetanna Peak in the Antarctic (2010), have made him famous the world over.
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