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Daredevil Who Did the Unthinkable at Everest Is Dead

Valery Rozov was 52

(Newser) - Leaping from a 22,349-foot-high mountain proved to be as dangerous as it sounds for Valery Rozov: The Russian base jumper died Saturday in an accident on Himalayan peak Ama Dablam. The AFP reports Rozov's death came while he was undertaking a "seven summits" quest that involved base... More »

World's Highest Base Jump Made Off Everest

Daredevil Valery Rozov jumps from 23K feet

(Newser) - Most people would be pretty happy just to scale Mount Everest. Not Russian daredevil Valery Rozov. He climbed up then jumped right off again, breaking the record for the world's highest base jump at an altitude off 23,688 feet on May 5, reports the Telegraph . The 48-year-old was... More »

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