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06th Aug 2015

BASE jumper pierces parachute to his back before Thailand jump

Simon Lloyd

Not content with throwing himself off a 380 ft ledge, this BASE jumper decided to add a gruesome and painful twist…

For those of us that don’t make a hobby of throwing ourselves off cliffs and large buildings, it’s reasonable to assume that if you did have to do that, you’d be extra careful that your parachute – the thing preventing you from a certain death – was securely fastened.

Californian Josh Miramant, however, decided it would be a good idea to attach his parachute by piercing it through the skin on his back, before this jump in Thailand…

We don’t fancy trying this anytime soon.