How BASE Jumping Works


You should never BASE Jump. It is one of the most genuinely dangerous sports on the planet. But with that out of the way, you should definitely learn all about this pastime where people jump from tall structures and outcroppings for fun and thrills.

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Additional Stuff

BASE jumping history on Apex BASE

Getting into BASE, by Tom Aiello

How to Start Wingsuit Flying

BASE jumper, 73, dies after setting parachute on fire in botched stunt, on CBS News

Topics in this Podcast: earth, skydiving, Building