14:30 on 5th, May, 2013, a new world base jumping record was created by Valery Rozov, a Russian daredevil, who jumped off the north face of Mount Everest in a special wingsuit.
Rozov, 48, claimed the record for the world’s highest-ever base jump, at 7,220 meters above sea level.
Rozov, with his companions, climbed up to the Everest Base Camp from morth side of Everest. With assistance of 4 local Tibetan, Rozov reached the jump location which has a elevation of 7220m. After all preparation got ready, he jumped with a special wingsuit which he had designed for almost two years. He glided for a full a minute in the thin mountain air, reaching speeds up to 125 mph, before landing at a glacier at 5950 meters.
Rozov had many successful jumping histories. He jumped into an active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Fast East in 2009. In 2012, in a warmup for the Mount Everest leap, he jumped from 6,420 meters from Shivling in the Himalayas.