Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner, 43, who ascended into lower orbit in a capsule attached to a helium balloon on Sunday, broke some big world records: He made the highest jump, from 24 miles above sea level, and notched the fastest descent speed, 833.9 miles per hour. He’s also the first person to break the sound barrier in free fall. And the brave soul has been pulling these kinds of stunts for years.
Here, a look at his boldest endeavors.
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