Felix Baumgartner and Christ the Redeemer
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- In December 1999, Austrian BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner, now heavily involved in the Red Bull Stratos project to freefall from the edge of space, performed a record-breaking jump off the right arm of the 'Cristo Redentor' ('Christ the Redeemer') statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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