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BASE Jumper Slams into Cliff After Pulling Chute, Captures the Whole Fall on Camera

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We’ve seen some pretty terrifying stuff captured on action camera before, but this one ties with the skydivers who got hurled into empty space when their planes collided. It was uploaded by a BASE jumper who, on November 24th, took a leap that was almost his last.

The BASE jumper in question goes by the handle Subterminallyill on Vimeo, where he recently uploaded footage captured on his action cam during the fateful fall. Viewed in bone-crunching slow motion, we get to see him smash into the wall mere seconds after pulling his chute, and then scrape and tumble all the way down to the ground the rest of the way.

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Fortunately, it seems he’s okay, depending on your definition of the word. He tallies up his injuries in the video description — “compression fracture of the T12 vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand, multiple bruised areas” — and, after all, he did upload this video complete with the somewhat ironic music choice.

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