Add “Skydiving Without a Parachute” to the “Don’t Try This at Home” List!

Add "Skydiving Without a Parachute" to the "Don't Try This at Home" List!

(image courtesy sky.com)

I saw a headline on The Clymb today about a skydiver who completed a jump without a parachute, and at first assumed the gentleman made a dramatic landing with a malfunctioning parachute. As it turns out, the actual story is much cooler.

The jumper is a stuntman, and he designed a wingsuit specifically to try skydiving without a parachute for landing. They laid out boxes to help cushion his descent, and he landed safely! Check out the video below, and then hit up Sky.com for more details on his suit and flight. Then let us know: would you jump out of an airplane without a parachute?

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  • JDTagish

    I’m not even sure if I’d jump out of a plane WITH a parachute!