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Extreme committed a pre-planned jump without a parachute from a height of 7620 meters and landed on a net stretched over the California desert.
“This is a tiny object for that height,” Eykins said in a television interview. – You can not see the network, you only see the ground. But as you get closer, you can see the details on the ground. ”
Parachutists know the position of the “box” – when the athlete falls flat, with his legs extended at 45 degrees, his arms and head are raised and form the letter “W”. Continue reading
Have you decided to jump with a parachute? “First-timers” (as they call those who are going to get acquainted with the sky for the first time) can do this in two ways. This may be an independent jump according to the classical scheme with the forced opening of a parachute (i.e. it is not necessary to tug the ring, everything will open itself). In another case, this is a jump with a tandem master (instructor).
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A parachute jump is an event most often found on lists of what needs to be done before dying. Many people do not even suspect that this sport has great health benefits. Jumping gives more than just an adrenaline rush – skydiving helps you to relieve stress, forget about worries and just enjoy life. The jump includes a free fall from a height of 4000 m at a speed of 180 km / h for one minute, and then the opening of a parachute and quiet planning under the dome to the ground for five minutes. Continue reading