BASE Jumper

Here is just a selection of the most important BASE jumps performed by Felix. You can watch them on his YouTube channel. Stay close to read some more stories about how tough, how funny or how… illegal those BASE jumps were. Each and every single BASE jump has a great story behind. All his BASE jumps were either World Records or FIRST-Time-ever actions .

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In 1999 he claimed the world record for the highest parachute jump from a building when he jumped from the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Baumgartner also set the world record for the lowest BASE jump ever, when he jumped 29 metres (95 ft) from the hand of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro.

In 2004 he BASE jump into Marmet Cave, in Vesebit National Parc, Croatia.

He became the first person to BASE jump from the completed Millau Viaduct in France on 27 June, 2004 and the first person to skydive onto, then BASE jump from, the Turning Torso building in Malmö, Sweden, on 18 August 2006. On 12 December 2007 he became the first person to jump from the 91st floor observation deck of the then-tallest completed building in the world, Taipei 101 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Later that year, he jumped from the Pirelli skyscraper in Milan, Italy.