Monday, January 11, 2010

Badass Ways to Commit Suicide-- BASE Jumping Off the Burj Khalifa

You might have heard of the recently-opened Burj Khalifa as the world's tallest building (2,716 feet).  The engineering marvel was unveiled in May of last year and already two daredevils have decided they would jump off the tippy top. 

Who are these badasses?  Nasir Al Niyadi and Omar Al Hegelan.  Head over to The Guardian for video which includes helmet-cam footage of the world record-setting, half-mile drop.

*jaw drops*

*wishes I had bigger cojones*

[Link: Gizmodo]

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