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Extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner jumps from Scandinavias highest residential building the Turning Torso in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. Baumgartner had minutes earlier landed on top of the "Turning Torso" by parachute after jumping from a helicopter. After the illegal jump he escaped to Denmark in a boat. (AP Photos/Bernhard Spoettel/ho)

Daredevil makes record-breaking jump

Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner plummeted into the record books Oct. 14,

breaking the mark for highest-ever skydive after leaping from a balloon

more than 24 miles above Earth's surface — a benchmark that has lasted more than half a