Watch two people jump 2,717 feet off the top of the world’s tallest building

Posted: April 25, 2014 by kirisyko in Base Jumping, SykOtic

For The Win

BASE jumpers Fred Fugen and Vince Reffet broke a world record when they leaped off a platform erected 500 feet above the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

They did this because they are crazy people.

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People have jumped off this building before, so to ensure that they had the world record, the two jumpers put a platform on top of the spire above the building. The team apparently trained for three years for the death-defying leap.

Very nice visual with the red smoke, though, huh?

(Thanks to Business Insider for sharing.)

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