Freefaller Luke Aikens dives full throttle into the record books
American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.
"I mean, I'm almost levitating. It's incredible, this thing that just happened. I mean, the words I want to say I can't even get out of my mouth," he enthused. "It was... All these guys, everybody who made this thing happen, helping me do this, it is awesome."
Millions of people across the globe held their breath as American skydiver Luke Aikins jumped out of a plane to fall into a net 25,000 feet (7,620 m) below. The daring stunt is now in the history books as the first complete jump without a parachute.