Kasper Stromman breaks world record for free fall just like that
Yesterday Kasper Stromman broke the world record for a free fall from “the edge of space” without thinking too much of it. Here are the highlights, minute by minute.
Kasper Stromman decides to break the record for a free fall from the edge of space. Puts on special jump suit and looks to sky. “You do know autumn = fall”, chuckles Stromman.
Kasper Stromman enters special sponsored pod attached to a huge-ass balloon which will take him up to the stratosphere – and beyond. After all, there’s a record to be broken here.
The Kasper Stromman Stratos I reaches height of 41,102 meters. Waaaaay more than that pussy Felix Baumgartner, by the way.
Kasper Stromman at last minute decides to jump without a parachute to make the mission more interesting. Cowabunga!
Free falling. Surface of Earth approaching.
Kasper Stromman straddles giant swan at last minute and gracefully glides down to earth. Mission accomplished!