People in the sky in diamond formation

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If you plan to remember an event by living through it, jumping out of an airplane isn’t something you do on impulse. In the fall of 2012, 100 experienced skydivers from 21 countries briefly floated in formation over Perris, California — and by doing so, they set a 100-way, wingsuit world record.

They needed five planes, three days of training, and five attempts over four days to execute the 13,000-foot dive recorded in this video. After watching the event, you might be thrilled enough to add sky-diving to your bucket list. If so, we strongly suggest practice, practice, practice. But perhaps it’s best to leave it a vicarious thrill, experienced from the safety of your sofa. Click below or go to the original YouTube video.

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