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Veteran US skydiver performs historical stunt without parachute

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Published         1 Aug , 2016      3:49 am          307 views.

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Amazing when sporting stunt make a historical world record.

This time with millions of people around the world watched in awe as American skydiver Luke Aikins jumped out of the plane to make a freefall unto the net 25,000 feet or 7,620 miles, below.

The awesome stunt is now etched in the history as the first complete jump unaided with a parachute.

Skydiver Aikins is aged 42 and performed the stunt jump in Simi Valley in California on July 30, 2016, Saturday evening.

He landed on target successfully on the 100-by-100 foot (30.5-meter) net, propped up about about 20 stories high.

Together with enthusiasts and the dive ground team was his wife waiting as people gave a wild cheer.

Congratulations!

And now before that jump:

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