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First paraglider flight from Mount Everest video

YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS!!!

On 26 September 1988 French mountaineer and paraglider pilot Jean-Marc Boivin made the first paraglider descent of Mount Everest. He had climbed the mountain via the south-east ridge.

Here’s this historic video:   

Boivin died from injuries incurred after BASE jumping off Angel Falls in Venezuela in 1990.

Jean-Marc Boivin. Photo credit: http://www.renerobert.net

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