Where was Felix Baumgartner born?

Salzburg, Austria
Felix Baumgartner/Place of birth
Born on April 20, 1969, Felix grew up in Salzburg, Austria, where as a young boy he was inspired to skydive and fly helicopters by astronauts he watched on TV.

When was Felix Baumgartner born?

April 20, 1969 (age 52 years)
Felix Baumgartner/Date of birth

Felix, born April 20, 1969, grew up in Salzburg where he dreamed of skydiving and flying helicopters after being inspired by astronauts on TV. He made his first skydive at age 16.

Is Felix Baumgartner married?

Mihaela Rădulescu (2014–)
Felix Baumgartner/Partner

What is the highest dunk ever?

Michael Wilson is a former player of the Harlem Globetrotters, the Memphis Grizzles and the University of Memphis, also known as ‘Wild Thing’. Wilson, 6’5, holds the world record for the highest dunk.

What is the world record for jumping?

Long jump

Athletics Long jump
A long jumper at the 2007 Military World Games
World records
Men Mike Powell 8.95 m (29 ft 41⁄4 in) (1991)
Women Galina Chistyakova 7.52 m (24 ft 8 in) (1988)

When did Felix Baumgartner jump from the stratosphere?

Felix Baumgartner ( German: [ˈfeːlɪks ˈbaʊ̯mˌɡaɐ̯tnɐ]; born 20 April 1969) is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil, and BASE jumper. He is best known for jumping to Earth from a helium balloon from the stratosphere on 14 October 2012 and landing in New Mexico, USA as part of the Red Bull Stratos project.

How tall was Felix Baumgartner when he jumped?

An unprecedented eight million people went onto YouTube on 14 October 2012 to witness the game-changing moment Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner completed a parachute jump from a height of 38,969.4 metres, smashing through eight world records and the sound barrier in the space of just three hours. Back to Hall of Fame

When did Baumgartner start training for the jump?

The jump marked the end of a seven-year road for technical director Art Thompson, who conceived of the idea in 2005 and wrote an 87-page mission proposal to Red Bull. The company agreed to it in 2007, and by the next year, the team had started building the capsule and training Baumgartner.

How old was Felix Baumgartner when he broke the sound barrier?

This article is more than 8 years old. Felix Baumgartner captured the world’s attention on Sunday with his 24 mile space jump. He set the record for highest-jump and fastest free fall velocity when he became the first person to break the sound barrier without the aid of a jet or spacecraft.

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