Skydiver Luke Aikins Makes History. Jumps 25,000 Feet Without A Parachute

Luke Aikins has nerves of steel!

The 42-year old skydiver made history on Saturday, July 30, by becoming the first person to survive a jump without a parachute.

Aikins accomplished the feat when he leaped from a plane and landed in a 100-by-100 foot net 25,000 feet below, just outside of Simi Valley, California at the Big Sky movie ranch.

According to CNN, he completed the landing at 120 mph terminal velocity.

The historic moment was broadcast live on Fox for the TV special “Stride Gum Presents Heaven Sent.”

Aikens thanked everyone who helped turn his vision into reality via a Facebook post.

“We did and cannot thank everyone enough for the support,” he wrote. “My vision was always proper preparation and that if you train right you can make anything happen. Thank you!!!!”

Check it out above and below.


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