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The flying dagger

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After jumping off the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Space Needle in Seattle, the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, and the Petronas Twin Towers American wingsuiter Jeb Corliss was at it again on Saturday.

This time attempting ‘the flying dagger’ jump.

Reaching speeds of 160 kilometres an hour Corliss glided through a narrow crack in the Langshan Mountain in east China’s Zhejiang Province.

The 298-meter-deep fissure is only 20 meters wide at its widest point and only 3.5 meters wide at its narrowest point leaving Corliss with little room for error.

He successfully completed the jump but the landing was less smooth as he crashed down on a bridge near the mountain’s base where friends were waiting to help him celebrate his latest dare devil achievement.

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