BASE jumper completes a staggering 63 jumps in just 24 hours

On Tuesday, per a report from the Twin Valley Times-News, BASE jumping icon Miles Daisher set a new unofficial record for the most successful BASE jumps recorded in a 24-hour time period, launching off the I.B. Perrine Bridge in Idaho 63 times in one day.

The 48-year-old Daisher started his attempt to break fellow BASE jumper Danny Weiland’s 61-jump record at 11 a.m. on Monday and broke Weiland’s record around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

For each jump, according to the Times-News, Daisher would jump off Perrine Bridge, pilot his parachute toward a landing area at the bottom of the 486-foot canyon he crosses over, repack his parachute and climb back to the jump spot.

In doing so, the Times-News reports he scaled the vertical equivalent of Mount Everest in one day.

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Daisher, captured during his record attempt. Photo: Courtesy of Christian Pondella/Red Bull

“Somebody said last night, it was the shortest night,” Daisher told a crowd awaiting his 61st jump — referencing the fact that Tuesday is the summer solstice — according to the Times-News. “I beg to differ.”

Daisher captured his progress throughout the 24-hour marathon BASE session on his Instagram account.

Just tied my old record from 2005! Jump #57 #livingthedream

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To celebrate his final jump on Tuesday, Daisher decided not to land in his landing zone, but to rather land in the Snake River which runs below Perrine Bridge.

And Daisher’s world record attempt wasn’t just for show: He used it as a means to raise money for the Magic Valley Trail Enhancement fund.

H/T Twin Valley Times-News

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