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Base jumper falls 400 feet after parachute fails

July 5, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A daring base jumper in Russia survived a terrifying leap after his parachute didn't open, and his friend caught the whole thing on camera.

The man jumped from a 400-foot power pole in March. It appears the snow on the ground cushioned his fall enough to save his life.

The man broke several bones, but incredibly, he has made a near full recovery and is able to walk again.


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