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Nick Leventis sets a New Skydiving Record

After setting a new skydiving record at Shyangboche, Nick Leventis flew back to Kathmandu. Explore Himlaya caught up with the British racing pro at the Radisson Hotel to find out more about his skydiving experience and his fund raising endeavors for charity. EH:How are you feeling after Everest Skydive? Nick Leventis: I feel good. I feel very good. We had a few tough days and the weather was not too favourable. But that’s the mountains and I am really happy I got the record this morning. I think a lot of hard work by Explore Himalaya went in to make […]
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Everest Skydive 2010 Update: NEW RECORD- Skydivers Jump from 30,000 feet!

After three days of bad weather, the sky at Shyangboche finally cleared up today. Since early morning there was hectic activity at the drop zone as ESD crew and group members  prepared for the jumps. Between 8 to 9 AM (local time) the PC-6 aircraft took off. Tandem- Christopher Rainier & Tom Noonan The first lift had Christopher Rainier from Canada making a tandem jump with Tom Noonan, while Wendy Smith and Ryan Jackson jumped solo from a height of 29,500 feet. Freefalling from 30,000 feet- Nick Leventis & Tom Noonan The second lift saw British racing pro Nick Leventis […]
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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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