Watch an extreme sports athlete BASE jump from Mount Everest
Published: May 29, 2013 05:38PM
Updated: May 29, 2013 02:00PM

Valery Rozov, a Russian extreme sports athlete, jumped off Mount Everest, landing on the Rongbuk glacier. <freeform><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/3890/”></script><noscript><h1>Watch an extreme sports athlete BASE jump from Mt. Everest</h1><h2>Russian Valery Rozov, a 48-year-old extreme sports athlete, set a world record Tuesday with a BASE jump off Mt. Everest.Rozov's jump marked the 60-year anniversary of Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay's ascent up the world's largest mountain. Hillary and Norgay were the first to climb to Mt. Everest's 7,220-meter summit.According to The Telegraph, Rozov was in the air for nearly a minute, reaching speeds of approximately 125 miles per hour, before landing on the Rongbuk glacier, an altitude of 5,950 ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/3890/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Watch an extreme sports athlete BASE jump from Mt. Everest”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></freeform>