A Base Jumper’s Survives a 876-Foot Belly Flop Into a River [VIDEO]
Have you ever watched someone do something extreme and think "I might do that?" Sure. We all have. After seeing this video I will never say that again.
On Saturday, a 27-year-old base jumper named Christopher Brewer somehow survived an 876-foot fall when his parachute didn't open, after jumping off a bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia. He was wearing a wing suit, which slowed him down to about 70 miles an hour before he hit the river under the bridge.
According to the Associated press, he suffered a fractured pelvis, and injuries to his lungs and his spine. But he's in stable condition. Check this out:
Yeah don't try this at home it's insanity.
95% of all base jumpers spend at least 2 weeks + in hospital during their time jumping.
- 5% of all base jumper DIE
- It is estimated that one of 2,340 BASE Jumps someone dies. (in contrast to 1 in 117,000 skydives)