WATCH : World’s Highest Base Jump Off Mount Everest

World's Highest BASE Jump – Flying from Mt. EverestCLICK to see this insanely fun BASE jump: Click to watch the FULL STORY: Nearly 60 years to the day after the first ascent up Mount Everest, Russian extreme sport star Valery Rozov (48) flew off the north face of Mount Everest – the world's highest BASE jump ever – 7220 meters (23,688ft)…2013-05-28T22:16:49.000Z

Russian daredevil, 48-year-old Valery Rozov, successfully landed the world’s highest base jump off Mount Everest earlier this month on May 5.

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Russian daredevil Valery Rozov (Getty Images)

Sponsored by Red Bull, a video of the amazing stunt was released on Wednesday, exactly 60 years since the first ascent of Mount Everest was made by Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay. Rozov took the plunge in a wingsuit from 23,688 feet above sea level and claimed the world record for the highest-ever base jump. The daredevil glided for a full minute, reaching speeds of up to 125 miles per hour, before landing on the Rongbuk glacier about 4,000 feet below his jump-off point.

Rozov, who has performed over 10,000 jumps, has been planning the feat for two years.

“Only when I got back home did I see how hard it was for me both physically and psychologically,” Rozov said.

In 2009, Rozov jumped into an active volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia’s Far East and a year later, he leaped from Ulvetanna in Antarctica. As a warm up for the Mount Everest jump, in 2012 he jumped from the Shivling mountain in the Himalayas.

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