base jumping

A base jumper glides through the hangar in a parachute at Tropical Islands in Brand, Germany, on November 29, 2013. From 29 November until 01 December, the best base jumpers are meeting at Tropical Islands for the Second Indoor Base World Cup with 60 jumpers from 16 countries.

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A base jumper glides through a hangar in a parachute at Tropical Islands in Brand, Germany, venue for the second Indoor Base World Cup. Sixty of the world’s best jumpers, from 16 countries, will be competing from November 29 to December 1.