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First Everest Skydive 2008 – Final Day Updates

The historic Everest Skydive event came to a finale today. 41 Solo and Tandem Jumpers skydived in front of the World’s Highest Peak and landed on the highest drop zone in the world, Shyangboche (12,350ft.). Their names have made it the international record books. 1st Group In the first group, except for Fareed Lafta who jumped from an altitude 18,000ft, the rest of the dives were made from 29,500ft. SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing Time(local) 1. Fareed Lafta Iraq Solo 6:24 AM 2. Christophe De Pauw Belgium Solo 6:25 AM 3. Wendy Smith New Zealand Solo 6:43 AM 4. Steve […]
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First Everest Skydive 2008 – Updates – 10th October

Latest Update 1st Group (29,500ft) SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing Time(local) 1. Omar Alhegelan USA Solo 8:41 AM 2. Dean Edwards Britain Solo 8:42 AM 3. Derek Thomas USA Solo 8:42 AM 4. Adolphe Botha South Africa Solo 8:43 AM 5. Leigh Pretty Britain Solo 8:44 AM 2nd Group In this group, except for the tandem jump by Maya Gurung and Tom Noonan (which was done from a height of 22,500ft), the rest were made from the height of 29,500ft. Everest summiter Maya Gurung became the first Nepali woman to Skydive in the Everest region. SN Name Country Solo/Tandem Landing […]
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