Nearly 40 years later and Rick Winters’ 172 ft. high dive world record still stands. Since this jump, people have jumped from higher, but never without sustaining injuries, and completing a full flip in the air, which are the rules of diving. By that definition, this can still be considered a world record.
You can’t help getting a little puckered just watching this video. The various camera angles really put into perspective just what a massive leap this was.
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