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The Venezuelan Ernesto Gainza defied death

The Venezuelan Ernesto Gainza defied death

Posted by Dubraswka Aguilar on April 08, 2014

A new record was set by the venezuelan athlete in extreme sports Ernesto Gainza on the heights of Dubai, to skip the weekend week with the world's smallest parachute, only three square meters parachute at a height of over 4000 meters, from the Palm Jumeraih, the smallest tower of the set of towers from artificial iconic islands Palm islands in the UAE. Unofficial record that was in effect for the smaller canopy held him in his hands Luigi Cani, who jumped a canopy of 37 square feet on 1 January 2008.

"This was my dream a long time to show other human beings no matter the sacrifice and effort you have to spend to get something you want. Just go for it. I want to encourage others to pursue their dreams and fulfill with mine also", said Gainza for The National newspaper in Abu Dabhi.

Mr. Gainza, who has practiced skydiving since 2003 and is an assistant in the management of operations in Skydive Dubai, said that although he had made ​​several practice jumps, this was the first time the feat had been using that parachute unprecedented . " Lately I have been jumping with parachute 37 square feet, which is the current record. Because I jumped the 35ft square and it was a great feat because I was not sure if he could land." The record holder said he had prepared for the worst before attempting death-defying stunt.

 

 

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