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Felix Baumgartner by Mind Map: Felix Baumgartner
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Felix Baumgartner

WHY is Felix THAT famous

1999: World record: highest B.A.S.E. jump from a building (1.479 feet), the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia World record: lowest B.A.S.E. dive (95 feet) from the Christ Statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2003: Race Man Vs. Machine: Main Stunt at Taurus World Stunt Awards in Hollywood/USA Channel Crossing from Dover to Calais: First to cross the english channel in freefall

2004: Channel of Corinth: B.A.S.E. jump from a 193 feet high bridge in freefall Mamet Cave in Velebit National Parc, Croatia: B.A.S.E. jump into a 623 feet deep cave Bridge of the Americas, Panama: B.A.S.E. jump from the 393 feet high Panama bridge World record: B.A.S.E. jump from the highest bridge (1.125 feet) in the world, Millau Bridge, France

2006: B.A.S.E. jump from the highest building (738 feet) in Latin America, Torre Mayor in Mexico City B.A.S.E. jump from the highest building (627 feet) in Scandinavia, Turning Torso, Malmö, Sweden

2007: B.A.S.E. jump into the second biggest cave (396 feet) in the world, „Seating of the Spirits“, Oman B.A.S.E. jump off the worlds tallest building (1669.95 feet) - 101 Tower, Taipei

2012 Mission Stratos --> 24 miles above Earth to break sound barrier and the record for highest ever jump

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Homepage: http://www2.felixbaumgartner.com/index.php?id=10

WHO is Felix Baumgartner

Born on the 20th of April 1969 in Salzburg, Austria

B.A.S.E. 502 Fearless Felix

Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper

Everyone has limits- not everyone accepts them!

His biggest project: Red Bull Stratos

How the mission was born : http://www.redbullstratos.com/gallery/?mediaId=media1430020618001

The 84-year-old Kittinger shared his knowledge to help Baumgartner with the Mission http://www.redbullstratos.com/the-team/joe-kittinger/

1960 setting the record longest skydive, from a height greater than 31 kilometres

He was the first man to make a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in a gas balloon

Felix climbed to 128,100 feet (39,045 meters) in a helium-filled balloon Sunday morning 14th of October 2012

He is the first man to break the speed of sound in freefall

Felix's entire trip back to earth lasted 9:09 minutes, with 4:22 of that time in freefall

Watch this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHtvDA0W34I