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Words of the Week 21/2015 – Felix Baumgartner

Words of the Week 21/2015

Felix Baumgartner

BaumgartnerFelix Baumgartner (born 20 April 1969) is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set world records for skydiving when he jumped to Earth from a helium balloon in the stratosphere from a height of estimated 39 km (24 miles), reaching an estimated speed of 1,357.64 km/h (843.6 mph), or Mach 1.25, on 14 October 2012, and became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent.

 

 

Words of the Week 21_2015