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Cliff Jump World Record Is Unsettlingly High

Skydiving usually involves a parachute. Laso Schaller was like, "Nah."
August 20, 2015, 6:15pm

Laso Schaller was born without depth perception. Or fear perception. Or both.

A professed canyoneer and high diver, Schaller decided to make a world-record cliff jump at nearly 193 feet. It is spooky even to watch—like skydiving but landing in water at the end, and without that whole parachute thing somewhere in between.

He reaches up to 74 miles per hour and has a hang time of three seconds. Now I'm going to go collect the lunch I lost.