‘History Made’: First Ever No Parachute Jump Pulled Off by Veteran Skydiver | World Truth.TV

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Millions of people across the globe held their breath as American skydiver Luke Aikins jumped out of a plane to fall into a net 25,000 feet (7,620 m) below. The daring stunt is now in the history books as the first complete jump without a parachute. Aikins, 42, performed the record-breaking jump in Simi Valley, California on Saturday evening.   #lukeaikins completes record-breaking #heavensent jump! A video posted by RT (@rt) on Jul 31, 2016 at 5:57am PDT He successfully landed in the 100-by-100 foot (30.5-meter) net, which was set up 20 stories high, as people watched from the ground and cheered. After just a few moments, Aikins rolled out, got up, picked up his wife, and gave her a celebratory hug. The project took 18 months to prepare for. “If I wasn’t nervous, I would be stupid,” Aikins said before the stunt. The jump began about 25,000 feet (7.6…

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