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5 Jul, 2012 14:02

A leap of faith: Russian base jumper falls 120 meters and lives to tell the tale (VIDEO)

A Russian daredevil has survived a fall from a 120 meter power pylon after his parachute failed to open.

The seven second leap of faith, which is higher than London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral , left the jumper with fractured vertebrae, pelvis and legs. Spectators filming the jump were horrified as the young man smacked into the ground below.  Miraculously, the jumper regained consciousness after 2 minutes and was lucky to live to tell the story.