Jeb Corliss is the premiere BASE jumper in the world. At 36, years of age, Jeb has been skydiving since 18 years of age and finally got certified as a BASE jumper at 22.
He’s jumped from the Eiffel Tower, the Space Needle and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. He even tried to jump from the Empire State Building but was arrested and detained when he attempted it.
No stranger to the dangers of BASE jumping, Jeb has witnessed or been a part of 3 different accidents including one where his jump partner Dwain Weston impacted a bridge and immediately disintegrated due to the force of collision. Luckily, all of Jeb’s yet have not been fatal and he continues to entertain, thrill and amaze us with his death-defying antics.
Articles & Text Interviews with Jeb Corliss
- http://jebcorliss.net/ – The official website of Jeb Corliss.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ-d7F2KAWs – A compilation video of Corliss.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFk6hxHIR0Q – Sneak peek of wingsuiter Jeb Corliss crash into Table Mountain.
- http://articles.businessinsider.com/2012-01-16/sports/30631058_1_air-ambulance-jeb-corliss-strong-winds – Corliss survived after crashing into a mountain.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tAKw-B_SDg – A video of Jeb Corliss free falling.
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-16590423 – A professional American base jumper is in hospital in South Africa after crashing during a freefall drop from Cape Town’s Table Mountain.
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15057234 – A video of An American professional wingsuit flyer jumping and diving through China’s Tianmen Hole – an actual hole through a mountain in Hunan province.
- http://www.hbo.com/real-sports-with-bryant-gumbel/episodes/0/179-episode/video/wingsuiter-jeb-corliss.html – Behind the scenes with Corliss as he attempted a jump and captured his nearly fatal crash on film.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEFCQRwj28w – Multiple camera angles of Jeb Corliss impacting table mountain at 120mph.
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vSxehUmv3M – The Jeb Corliss story on video.