Valery Rozov Makes Wingsuit History Again

Valery Rozov needs no introduction. Twice World Champion in sky jumping from 1999 and 2003), European Champion and World Cup winner from 2002, and the current world record holder in sky jumping keeps himself pretty busy. After jumping off the north face of Mount Everest last year and achieving so the world's highest BASE jump ever from 7220 meters (23,688ft) above sea level, this time, the famed Russian extreme athlete has picked on another colossus - Mount Kilimanjaro.
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Valery Rozov, a well-known Russian B.A.S.E. jumper and mountaineer has conquered the highest point in Africa (5,895 meters), and made the first ever B.A.S.E. jump from Mount Kilimanjaro, from an altitude of 5,460 meters above sea level. During the jump, Rozov spent more than one minute in freefall and travelled a horizontal distance of more than 3 kilometers. The elevation change between the jump point (5,460 meters) and the point of landing (the Barranco Camp, 3,950 meters) was more than 1,500 meters.

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