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Everest Skydive – An Unbeatable Experience for Bill Booth

Everest Skydive is fast becoming a ‘mecca’ for skydiving enthusiasts. According to those who have done it, nothing beats the thrill of freefalling from above Mt. Everest amidst the magnificent Himalayan environment. Bill Booth, veteran skydiver(6100 jumps (including 6 at North Pole) under his belt) from Florida and a participant of Everest Skydive 2011, has led skydiving expeditions to some of the world’s remote corners (Table Top mountain in South America, North Pole etc).  According to him, “skydiving in the North Pole and Everest Skydive are the two greatest skydiving experiences in the world.” Sharing an uncanny resemblance to American […]
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Veteran skydivers share their Everest Skydive experience

On 20th October 2010, Explore Himalaya met up with veteran skydivers Roger Hoe from England and Peter Rotelle from Germany who had just arrived from Lukla after skydiving solo from 28,000 feet at Shyangboche drop zone. Roger Hoe, who turns 65 in a month’s time, holds the distinction for being the oldest skydiver to jump solo from 28,000 feet. When asked  how did their adventure go, and both of them unanimously said that it was an experience of a lifetime- beautiful and unforgettable. “My name is Roger Hoe. I come from Devon in England and I have been skydiving now […]
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ESD 2010 Update-British racing driver Nick Leventis Jumps from 27,500 feet

More action follows…. Nick Leventis – tandem skydiving from 27,500 feet with tandem master Kevin Hardwick British racing driver Nick Leventis is on board ESD 2010, and today he made a tandem leap from 27,500 feet above Mount Everest at Shyangboche dropzone around 13:00 hrs(local time).Accompanyning him was tandem master Kevin Hardwick. A well known personality in the racing circuit, Leventis’  Strakka Racing Team won the LMP2 class this year at the Le Mans 24 Hour Race.He is the ambassador of Global Angels and the jump was made in support of Global Angels Foundation, an international charity supporting Asia’s most […]
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