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Russian skier performed the world's first jump from a helicopter into the crater of an active volcano - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 06:00

Russian skier performed the world's first jump from a helicopter into the crater of an active volcano. Freeriders Ivan Malakhov landed from a height of 12.6 meters by 1.7-kilometer slope of Kamchatka volcano Mutnovsky, a height of 2.3 thoUSAnd meters.

Vulcan exhibits activity as emissions of steam and hot gases. Before jumping athlete warned that if he gets into a boiler, it will not be anything to help. Skier this danger did not frighten.

According to Eurosport, initially planned to make a similar leap in the Caucasus, but the weather did not allow it to do so. As a result, Malakhov performed his trick on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Training took him four weeks, the athlete helped tour guides and drivers, specializing in heli-skiing (downhill, where there is no track, and where to get a helicopter).

According to the most freerider, most of all he was afraid of the unknown, as the experience of similar jumps in Russia. "But despite all the difficulties, the jump was very high, and landing perfectly clean, and what I sought," - he said.


НАЖМИТЕ ЗДЕСЬ ДЛЯ ПРОСМОТРА ВСЕГО СПИСКА НОВОСТЕЙ О НЕОБЫЧНЫХ ЯВЛЕНИЯХ>>>

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