Valery Rozov

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Valery Rozov in 2007

Valery Rozov (December 26, 1964 – November 11, 2017) was a Russian BASE jumper. He was born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

On May 5, 2013, Rozov set a world record when he jumped off Changtse (the north peak of the Mount Everest massif) from a height of 7,220 metres (23,690 ft). He glided down to the Rongbuk glacier more than 1,000 meters below.[1]

Rozov died on 11 November 2017 while jumping from a height of 6,812 meters (22,349 ft) off Ama Dablam mountain in Nepal at the age of 52.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Daredevil makes record-breaking leap from Mount Everest". The Telegraph. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  2. "Basejumper Rosow stirbt bei Sprung aus 7000 Metern". Der Spiegel. Retrieved 12 November 2017.