NYC Freedom Tower BASE Jump Video Is Beautifully Terrifying
The tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere is getting its fair share of attention this week. First with a teen sneaking on the Freedom Tower roof, and now with two dudes who videotaped their B.A.S.E jump (an acronym for the four categories which one can jump: building, antenna, span and Earth) off the structure into the Manhattan streets at 3 a.m. The description on the soon to be viral video shares that the men made the jump back in September.
In the video below, the first guy jumps at around 2:30 minutes in if you want to fast forward (you video adrenaline junkie you), and the second guy (who gives us a first person view) jumps at 2:45. Not for the faint heart, unless you’re practicing to be Batman: