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Watch: 57 skydivers formed stunning formations while falling at 180 mph to create a world record in skydiving

A group of skydivers created a record for the first ever 57-person skydive in the world.

Updated:October 30, 2014, 1:14 PM IST
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Watch: 57 skydivers formed stunning formations while falling at 180 mph to create a world record in skydiving
A group of skydivers created a record for the first ever 57-person skydive in the world.

A group of 57 skydivers set a world record by joining hands to form an elaborate formation in the air while falling at 180 mph. These athletes leapt from three planes flying 16,000 feet above the ground to complete the first ever, 57-person, vertical formation skydive of its kind. The 45 second free fall involved the skydivers forming a stunning predetermined formation.

It took the athletes several weeks to prepare for the event and select the people for this attempt to create a world record. Watch the video where the group creates this unique world record.







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