Guy jumps from 25,000 feet without a parachute

Kimberly Hayek
By Kimberly Hayek
February 27, 2017Entertainment


This is Luke Aikins, an American skydiver. He’s 42, and went down in the history books as the first person to complete a jump from 25,000 feet without a parachute. The jump was completed in Simi Valley, California.


The video shows him falling for a heart stopping minute before he flips onto his back and crashes into the landing net. After a moment, the net is lowered and Aikins emerges to give his wife probably the best hug of her life in celebration.


“The words I want to say I can’t even get out of my mouth,” he says in an interview clip after the jump. “It is awesome.”

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