May 13, 2013

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World’s highest base jump from Mount Everest –
We normally hear about people climbing it but a Russian extreme sport star has completed the world’s highest base jump by leaping off Mount Everest.
Valery Rozov made the jump from the north face of Everest at more than 7,000m high. The stunt took more than two years to plan and marks the 60th anniversary of the first climb to the top of the world’s highest mountain. [BBC] See Video of the Day

Roberto Mancini: Manchester City sack manager –
Roberto Mancini has been sacked as Manchester City manager a year to the day since winning the Premier League. The club said he “had failed to achieve any of the club’s targets, with the exception of qualification for next season’s Champions League”. Malaga’s Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini has been strongly tipped to replace Mancini.
Roberto_Mancini_-_Manchester_City Roberto Mancini

Video of the Day –

Flying from Mt. Everest – The Mission – World Record BASE Jump

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