The Vertical Skydiving World Record

Skydiving isn’t extreme enough for these folks.

In August 2012, a group of 138 professional skydivers leapt — in unison — from the skies over Illinois, breaking the world record for the number of people in a vertical skydive.

Despite reaching speeds of 220 MPH, they synchronized for long enough to hold hands, forming a cool snowflake in the sky.

We’ve got the awesome first-person video, taken with a GoPro, below:


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